A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 111 kilometers (69 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was picked up at 00:41:48 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d4r6. Event ids that are associated: us1000d4r6. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 14:41:48 / March 6, 2018 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.5712 East, latitude -6.2516 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Porgera in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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