A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 122 km ESE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (76 miles). Event id: us700034x8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034x8. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 10:59:17 / April 12, 2019 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kandrian in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:59:17 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 150.6005° East, -6.572° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 122 km ESE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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