A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 121 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (75 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 152.1649 East, latitude -5.4485 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kokopo in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 22:10:58 / December 18, 2019 @ 10:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:10:58 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006n78. Unique identifier: us70006n78.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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