A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 123 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea (76 miles). Unique identifier: us70007pa5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007pa5. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:16:07 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 153.0788° East, -5.5849° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Taron in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:16:07 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:16 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 123 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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