A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dc23. Unique identifier: us2000dc23. Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 14:33:22 / March 4, 2018 @ 2:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:33:22 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.02 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Porgera in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 16.02 km, 142.733° East, -6.0629° South.
Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendi, Tari. Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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