A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kimbe in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kimbe in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.2888 East, latitude -6.0218 South, depth = 57.95 km. The temblor was reported at 01:15:47 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.95 km (36 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007n4a. Id of event: us70007n4a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 15:15:47 / February 11, 2020 @ 3:15 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimbe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km SSE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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