A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km ESE of Madang, Papua New Guinea (68 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us1000hwc9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hwc9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 241.44 km (150 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.7613 East, latitude -5.4402 South, depth = 241.44 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Madang in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 09:42:06 / November 25, 2018 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:06 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km ESE of Madang, Papua New Guinea.
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