A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 156 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (97 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kimbe in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 22:15:26 / March 29, 2018 @ 10:15 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000db5b. Event ids that are associated: us1000db5b. The temblor was reported at 08:15:26 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.5544 East, latitude -5.6305 South, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 156 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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