A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 127 km NW of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea (79 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000bgxs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgxs. Exact location of event, longitude 140.3671 East, latitude -5.4297 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 23:25:37 / September 2, 2020 @ 11:25 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:25:37 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 127 km NW of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea.
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