A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 118 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (73 miles). Global time and date of event 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 08:13:33 / August 2, 2018 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Angoram in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000g1nu. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g1nu. Exact location of event, longitude 144.9467 East, latitude -3.4534 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:13:33 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 118 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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