A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.03 km (34 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 16:52:18 / January 6, 2021 @ 4:52 pm. Event id: us6000d66r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d66r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:52:18 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 155.8141 East, latitude -7.0109 South, depth = 55.03 km.
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arawa. Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel anything?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km SSE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.