A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 161 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (100 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Angoram in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 10:05:06 / March 5, 2020 @ 10:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.3159 East, latitude -3.3216 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us60008a39. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008a39. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:05:06 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 161 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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