A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 142 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (88 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 151.9207 East, latitude -5.5808 South, depth = 64.17 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7hg. Unique identifier: us6000b7hg. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.17 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 16:04:20 / July 31, 2020 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:04:20 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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