A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 198 km ESE of Kulumadau, Papua New Guinea (123 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:57 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 154.314° East, latitude -9.9002° South, depth = 22.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.09 km (14 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a4m8. Unique identifier: us2000a4m8. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 17:43:57 / August 4, 2017 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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