A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Panguna in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:19:55 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.8063 East, latitude -6.2355 South, depth = 68.21 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003x66. Unique identifier: us70003x66. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.21 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 10:19:55 / June 8, 2019 @ 10:19 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arawa. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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