A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 km WSW of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (3 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ambunti in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 142.7992° East, -4.2616° South, depth 52.57 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005l6a. Id of event: us70005l6a. The temblor was detected at 01:57:33 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 15:57:33 / September 25, 2019 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.57 km (33 miles).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 5 km WSW of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea.
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