A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000hudc. Event ids that are associated: us1000hudc. Exact location, longitude 149.3997° East, latitude -6.4747° South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/18 / 2018-11-20 10:21:49 / November 20, 2018 @ 10:21 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:21:49 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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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