Moderate Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes 158km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea

A shallow magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported 158km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 10 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be moderate.

The reported time was Feb 12, 2019 at 09:45:49 UTC. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.
The tremors has been reported as ‘felt’ by 1 reports by USGS.

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