A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 58 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (36 miles). Exact location of event, depth 53.13 km, 149.0272° East, -6.1136° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kandrian in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:25:53 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.13 km (33 miles). Global time and date of event 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 16:25:53 / March 11, 2019 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000jdlr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jdlr.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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