A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 137 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (85 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bed2. Unique identifier: us7000bed2. Exact location, longitude 152.1142° East, latitude -5.5808° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 19:07:18 / August 25, 2020 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:07:18 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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.
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