A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 135 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (84 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d395. Id of event: us7000d395. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:26:08 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 151.8614° East, -5.4998° South, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 21:26:08 / January 25, 2021 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 135 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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