A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 193 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea (120 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:29:24 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aulg. Id of event: us2000aulg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 20:29:24 / September 25, 2017 @ 8:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.67 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Taron in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 152.7351° East, latitude -6.1934° South, depth = 5.67 km.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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