A major earthquake magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Bulolo in Papua New Guinea. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 21:19:37 / May 6, 2019 @ 9:19 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pt19126050, at00pr3pwp. Unique identifier: at00pr3pwp. Exact location of event, depth 137 km, 146.401° East, -6.975° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bulolo in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:19:37 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137 km (85 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kerema, Kainantu, Lae (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bulolo (c. 16 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wau (c. 14 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop), 130 km (80 miles) from Kerema (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year.
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