A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 106 km SSE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (66 miles). Global time and date of event 11/04/19 / 2019-04-11 16:52:00 / April 11, 2019 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kimbe in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.76 km (15 miles). Event id: us700034ji. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034ji. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.5387 East, latitude -6.4328 South, depth = 24.76 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:00 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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