A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kandrian in Papua New Guinea on Monday. Event id: us100077f9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077f9. Exact location of earthquake, 149.3757° East, -6.1041° South, depth 65.17 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kandrian in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.17 km (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 20:52:06 / November 13, 2016 @ 8:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:52:06 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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