5.1 Magnitude Strikes Papua New Guinea

Earthquake location -4.6774S, 137.0748W

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Papua, Indonesia (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 137.0748 East, latitude -4.6774 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hr79. Unique identifier: us1000hr79. Global time and date of event 13/11/18 / 2018-11-13 07:34:03 / November 13, 2018 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:34:03 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/11/13/moderate-earthquake-5-1-mag-strikes-near-papua-indonesia/

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