A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 199 km N of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea (124 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Namatanai in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 152.5294° East, latitude -1.8688° South, depth = 9.24 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d2fm. Event ids that are associated: us1000d2fm. The temblor was picked up at 05:03:54 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 19:03:54 / March 9, 2018 @ 7:03 pm.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 199 km N of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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