A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 km WNW of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (11 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.85 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 59.85 km, 142.6925° East, -4.1911° South. Id of earthquake: us6000a0yl. Event ids that are associated: us6000a0yl. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ambunti in Papua New Guinea (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:20:16 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 12:20:16 / May 28, 2020 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 17 km WNW of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea.
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