A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Panguna in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006cqy. Unique identifier: us70006cqy. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/19 / 2019-11-25 16:00:23 / November 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 154.7871° East, latitude -6.3463° South, depth = 70.52 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 70.52 km (44 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:00:23 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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