A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Lae in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was detected at 07:07:13 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Lae in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.33 km (67 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 21:07:13 / October 14, 2019 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 146.9634° East, -6.0186° South, depth 108.33 km. Id of earthquake: us70005u63. Event ids that are associated: us70005u63.
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lae (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 77 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea.
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