A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Tari in Papua New Guinea. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 14:56:46 / January 18, 2021 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3pg. Id of event: us7000d3pg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:56:46 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.9024 East, latitude -6.2649 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendi, Tari. The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km S of Tari, Papua New Guinea.
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