A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 114 km S of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (71 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:36:14 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dgm2. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgm2. Exact location of event, longitude 149.369 East, latitude -7.2308 South, depth = 18.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.91 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 20:36:14 / March 6, 2021 @ 8:36 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 114 km S of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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