A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 156 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (97 miles). Event id: us2000a5hh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5hh. The temblor was reported at 22:12:11 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.7768 East, latitude -3.3509 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 12:12:11 / August 7, 2017 @ 12:12 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 156 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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