Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9, Tsunami warning alerts

Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 22 km SE of Madang, Papua New Guinea

Earthquake location -5.3576S, 145.9517WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:45 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/19 / 2019-04-13 09:50:45 / April 13, 2019 @ 9:50 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Madang in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700035cs. Id of event: us700035cs. Exact location of earthquake, 145.9517° East, -5.3576° South, depth 79.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.03 km (49 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kainantu, Goroka, Madang. Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Goroka (c. 18 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SE of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.9517° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.3576° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SE of Madang, Papua New Guinea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-13 09:50:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-13 10:07:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.195 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700035cs Id of event.
Event Code 700035cs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700035cs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply