A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 106 km NNW of Lae, Papua New Guinea (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000din2. Unique identifier: us7000din2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:43:00 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.5 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 146.7184° East, latitude -5.7992° South, depth = 62.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 14:43:00 / March 12, 2021 @ 2:43 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km NNW of Lae, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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