A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (82 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:02:55 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bcvz. Unique identifier: us7000bcvz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.72 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 152.0669° East, -5.5263° South, depth 35.72 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 20:02:55 / August 25, 2020 @ 8:02 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 132 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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