A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 15:29:55 / June 23, 2020 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:29:55 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ah9y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah9y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.24 km (55 miles). Exact location, longitude 151.9282° East, latitude -5.0179° South, depth = 89.24 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul, Kokopo. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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