A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea. Event id: us600064al. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064al. The temblor was detected at 18:44:09 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 154.8135 East, latitude -6.3184 South, depth = 68.79 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Panguna in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 68.79 km (43 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 08:44:09 / October 29, 2019 @ 8:44 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arawa. Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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