A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 175 km N of Arawa, Papua New Guinea (109 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/19 / 2019-07-11 17:08:38 / July 11, 2019 @ 5:08 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 497.11 km (309 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:08:38 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004icj. Unique identifier: us70004icj. Exact location of event, longitude 155.2449 East, latitude -4.6553 South, depth = 497.11 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Arawa in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 175 km N of Arawa, Papua New Guinea.
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