A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 147 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (91 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 151.7689° East, -5.5924° South, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 22:50:32 / June 17, 2017 @ 10:50 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:50:32 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009ncg. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009ncg. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kokopo in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 147 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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