A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 191 km SW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea (119 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 20:49:20 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 149.5267 East, latitude -3.747 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003x6b. Unique identifier: us70003x6b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 10:49:20 / June 8, 2019 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 191 km SW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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