A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km E of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (57 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.96 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us700034nf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034nf. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:31:53 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Finschhafen in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/19 / 2019-04-11 21:31:53 / April 11, 2019 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 148.6914° East, latitude -6.4948° South, depth = 55.96 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km E of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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