A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.3 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kokopo in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004zma. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004zma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 152.4489 East, latitude -4.8858 South, depth = 50.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 23:46:34 / February 11, 2016 @ 11:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:46:34 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul, Kokopo. Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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