A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 73 km ESE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (45 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:19:03 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ambunti in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60004301. Event ids that are associated: us60004301. Exact location, longitude 143.4466° East, latitude -4.5171° South, depth = 89.77 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 89.77 km (56 miles). Global time and date of event 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 14:19:03 / June 19, 2019 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km ESE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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