A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Lorengau in Papua New Guinea on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.5882 East, latitude -2.8298 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:52:06 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006913. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006913. Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 05:52:06 / November 8, 2019 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lorengau in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lorengau (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Lorengau (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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