A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 209 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (130 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.6665 East, latitude -3.2981 South, depth = 9.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:54:54 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009l19. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009l19. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.69 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 23:54:54 / June 6, 2017 @ 11:54 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 209 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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