A 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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