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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 161 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

Earthquake location -5.5776S, 154.229WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 161 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (100 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.72 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000am1y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000am1y. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 21:53:01 / July 11, 2020 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 154.229° East, latitude -5.5776° South, depth = 169.72 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:53:01 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).

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 eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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: 161 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 154.229° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.5776° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 169.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 161 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-11 21:53:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-11 22:14:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.427 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 449 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.476 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000am1y Id of event.
Event Code 7000am1y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000am1y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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