A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 122 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (76 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.77 km (88 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:56 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kimbe in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 04:01:56 / October 26, 2015 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 151.1531° East, -5.098° South, depth 141.77 km. Unique identifier: us10003rdd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003rdd.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 122 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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