A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (mg/mb) has striked on Tuesday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 15:03:01 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 55.71 km (35 miles). Global time of event 05/05/15 / 2015-05-05 05:03:01 / May 5, 2015 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kokopo in Papua New Guinea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 152.3974 East, latitude -5.1267 South, depth 55.71 km, unique identifier, us20002bqa.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul, Kokopo.
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