A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tari in Papua New Guinea on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000c84i. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c84i. Exact location of event, longitude 142.2086 East, latitude -5.6 South, depth = 31.47 km. The temblor was reported at 18:01:44 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 18:01:44 / October 30, 2020 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.47 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari. Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km WNW of Tari, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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