A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 111 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (69 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnmu. Id of event: us2000bnmu. The temblor was reported at 10:36:11 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 00:36:11 / November 15, 2017 @ 12:36 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.8 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Panguna in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 57.8 km, 154.4975° East, -6.1003° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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