A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Popondetta in Papua New Guinea. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003eyk. Id of event: us70003eyk. Global time and date of event 30/04/19 / 2019-04-30 23:55:09 / April 30, 2019 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:55:09 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Popondetta in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.5466 East, latitude -9.6412 South, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (64 miles) from Popondetta (c. 28 200 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Popondetta (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 103 km SSE of Popondetta, Papua New Guinea.
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