A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (88 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 152.7015 East, latitude -5.5448 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000biz7. Unique identifier: us7000biz7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 15:57:05 / September 6, 2020 @ 3:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:57:05 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 141 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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