A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 219 km N of Alotau, Papua New Guinea (136 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.61 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Alotau in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.2349 East, latitude -8.3549 South, depth = 51.61 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 21:46:42 / May 9, 2019 @ 9:46 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:46:42 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003j2y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003j2y.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 219 km N of Alotau, Papua New Guinea.
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