A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) strikes 186 km E of Taron, Papua New Guinea (116 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009bn4. Unique identifier: us70009bn4. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:19 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 154.7127 East, latitude -4.4543 South, depth = 466.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 11:21:19 / May 7, 2020 @ 11:21 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 466.17 km (290 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Taron in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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