A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 171 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (106 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kokopo in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:02:16 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.3 km (32 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 08:02:16 / November 10, 2018 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000hq7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hq7w. Exact location of event, longitude 151.7219 East, latitude -5.8052 South, depth = 52.3 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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