A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Kandrian in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.97 km (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:21:35 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70004kfs. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004kfs. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kandrian in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 08:21:35 / July 15, 2019 @ 8:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 149.5517° East, -5.9904° South, depth 58.97 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimbe. Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 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 fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km N of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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