A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 15:47:16 / November 24, 2019 @ 3:47 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006cha. Unique identifier: us70006cha. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.74 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Panguna in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 154.8251 East, latitude -6.2578 South, depth = 50.74 km. The temblor was reported at 02:47:16 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arawa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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