A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (39 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kandrian in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 19:01:25 / March 11, 2019 @ 7:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.39 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jdrc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jdrc. The temblor was picked up at 05:01:25 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 63.39 km, 148.9925° East, -6.0854° South.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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