A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 110 km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). Unique identifier: us70008ut0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008ut0. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:21 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 152.5493 East, latitude -5.3412 South, depth = 44.16 km. Global time and date of event 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 11:33:21 / April 12, 2020 @ 11:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Taron in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.16 km (27 miles).
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 seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 110 km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
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