A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 124 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (77 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003kdc. Unique identifier: us70003kdc. The temblor was detected at 22:54:21 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.9204 East, latitude -6.368 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 12:54:21 / May 13, 2019 @ 12:54 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kimbe in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 124 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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