A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (75 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Angoram in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:24:56 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.75 km (9 miles). Event id: us20005e01. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005e01. Exact location, longitude 144.9489° East, latitude -3.433° South, depth = 14.75 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 19:24:56 / April 1, 2016 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 120 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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