A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Bismarck Sea (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:08:50 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.7272 East, latitude -3.1774 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 19:08:50 / August 1, 2020 @ 7:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b849. Event ids that are associated: us6000b849. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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