A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.848 East, latitude -5.5077 South, depth = 39.88 km. Unique identifier: us7000bcty. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bcty. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 19:08:56 / August 25, 2020 @ 7:08 pm. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:08:56 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.88 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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