A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 110 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnj2. Id of event: us7000bnj2. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 15:38:29 / September 15, 2020 @ 3:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:38:29 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 150.3378 East, latitude -6.8142 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 110 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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