A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (67 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.24 km (53 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Panguna in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:19:57 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008jtf. Event ids that are associated: us20008jtf. Exact location of event, depth 85.24 km, 154.627° East, -5.834° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 22:19:57 / February 14, 2017 @ 10:19 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel anything?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 108 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.