A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (70 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 10:57:10 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.28 km (27 miles). Exact location, longitude 154.4725° East, latitude -6.2231° South, depth = 43.28 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 10:57:10 / September 9, 2020 @ 10:57 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bkaw. Unique identifier: us7000bkaw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 112 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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