A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Angoram in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has been issued near Angoram in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 21:26:38 / November 7, 2017 @ 9:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 143.4798° East, -4.2272° South, depth 107.37 km. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:26:38 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bk15. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17311000, at00oz2gwf, us2000bk15. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.37 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wewak (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Wewak (c. 18 200 pop).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km WSW of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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