A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. Id of earthquake: us70003l05. Event ids that are associated: us70003l05. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 152.665° East, -4.1911° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 13:38:20 / May 14, 2019 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kokopo in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:38:20 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul, Kokopo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km ENE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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