A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.36 km (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 153.0075° East, -4.5421° South, depth 67.36 km. The temblor was detected at 16:24:33 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dhw2. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhw2. Global time and date of event 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 16:24:33 / March 10, 2021 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rabaul, Kokopo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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