A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 159 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (99 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.0443 East, latitude -6.373 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 06:03:22 / January 28, 2021 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:03:22 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dckn. Unique identifier: us6000dckn.
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 159 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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