A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (63 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 17:50:58 / August 4, 2020 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b9am. Event ids that are associated: us6000b9am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 170.85 km (106 miles). Exact location, longitude 148.3394° East, latitude -5.7775° South, depth = 170.85 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:50:58 / 5:50 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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