A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Kandrian in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kandrian in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003jvq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003jvq. The temblor was picked up at 06:13:00 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.18 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude 149.3629° East, latitude -6.0433° South, depth = 58.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 20:13:00 / May 11, 2019 @ 8:13 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimbe. Epicenter of the event was 102 km (64 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 28 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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