A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 38 km ESE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (24 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.96 km (39 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:02:16 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 153.3546 East, latitude -4.5911 South, depth = 61.96 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Taron in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 04:02:16 / May 1, 2020 @ 4:02 am. Event id: us70009822. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009822.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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