A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 111 kilometers (69 miles) from Kiunga in Papua New Guinea on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kiunga in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000dyzb. Event ids that are associated: us1000dyzb. The temblor was picked up at 06:24:45 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.295° East, -6.1333° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/18 / 2018-05-05 20:24:45 / May 5, 2018 @ 8:24 pm.
Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 111 km E of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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