A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km NW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (78 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 149.4698 East, latitude -4.6317 South, depth = 564.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 564.73 km (351 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:42:25 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007m02. Id of event: us70007m02. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 09:42:25 / February 9, 2020 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Did you feel the quake?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 126 km NW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.