A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Mendi in Papua New Guinea on Monday. Id of earthquake: us2000dczd. Event ids that are associated: us2000dczd. The temblor was detected at 04:16:14 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 18:16:14 / February 25, 2018 @ 6:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Mendi in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.1395° East, -6.4113° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ialibu (c. 6 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ialibu, Mendi, Tari.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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