A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 132 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (82 miles). Global time and date of event 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 02:53:05 / April 25, 2020 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Panguna in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 154.3008° East, -6.5105° South, depth 16.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.85 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009c06. Id of event: us60009c06. The temblor was detected at 12:53:05 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 132 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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