A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.188° East, -5.2349° South. Unique identifier: us1000jaaq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jaaq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 10:06:01 / March 4, 2019 @ 10:06 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Madang in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:06:01 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Madang. Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop).
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 thirty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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