M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of New Britain, P.N.G.

M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of New Britain, P.N.G.

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 10:34 UTC on October 1, 2020, at a depth of 109 km (68 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). This is the second M6+ earthquake today….

Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 12:58 UTC (22:58 LT) on May 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.5 at a depth of 48 km (29.8 miles). The epicenter was located…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 11:20 UTC on March 30, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 57.2 km (35.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 65 km (40.4 miles). The epicenter was…

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of New Britain, PNG

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of New Britain, PNG

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 07:57 UTC (17:57 local time) on May 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 55 km (34…

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits New Britain, P.N.G.

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits New Britain, P.N.G.

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.9 on the Richter scale hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 21:25 UTC on March 29, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 60 (37.3 miles). This earthquake can have a…

New ash eruption at Rabaul (Tavurvur) volcano at New Britain, PNG

New ash eruption at Rabaul (Tavurvur) volcano at New Britain, PNG

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured smoke plume extending from Rabaul (Tavurvur) volcano on Papua New Guinea on July 30, 2012 at 00:10 UTC. Rabaul volcano is one of the most active

Magnitude 6.7 – Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Magnitude 6.7 – Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

A very strong earthquake at intermediate depth occurred very close to the PNG town of Finschhafen. Magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Eastern New Guinea region with location 103 km (64 miles) E of Lae, New Guinea, 184 km (114 miles) WSW of Kandrian, New Britain, 323 km