A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 23 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (14 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:22:01 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.68 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 153.204 East, latitude -4.5866 South, depth = 59.68 km. Event id: us70004a5j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004a5j. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 19:22:01 / July 4, 2019 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Taron in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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