A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 140 km SSW of Kulumadau, Papua New Guinea (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 152.0544° East, latitude -10.1389° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000jd7d. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jd7d. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:48:00 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 12:48:00 / March 10, 2019 @ 12:48 pm.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 140 km SSW of Kulumadau, Papua New Guinea.
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