A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 185 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (115 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 16:55:04 / September 20, 2020 @ 4:55 pm. Exact location, longitude 153.8302° East, latitude -6.6131° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:55:04 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bqik. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqik.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 185 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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