A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 168 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (104 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Angoram in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.72 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 145.4688 East, latitude -3.489 South, depth = 14.72 km. Event id: us2000bmip. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bmip. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 08:25:01 / November 13, 2017 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:25:01 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 168 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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