A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 104 kilometers (65 miles) from Kiunga in Papua New Guinea on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003dcy. Id of event: us70003dcy. Exact location of earthquake, 142.225° East, -6.2243° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/19 / 2019-04-28 10:34:26 / April 28, 2019 @ 10:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kiunga in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:34:26 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiunga, Tari. Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Kiunga (c. 11 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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