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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 08:21 UTC on July 15, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 59 km (36 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The epicenter was located 24...

July 15, 2019

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Deep M6.0 earthquake hits Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 earthquake hit Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea at 17:08 UTC on July 11, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 497.1 km (308.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 505 km (313.7 miles). The epicenter...

July 11, 2019

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 22:37 UTC on May 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 21.9 km (13.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 60 km (37.2 miles). The epicenter was located...

May 18, 2019

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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...

May 14, 2019

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Very strong M7.2 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit near Bulolo, Papua New Guinea at 21:19 UTC on May 6, 2019 (07:49 local time, May 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 126.9 km (78.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 130 km (80.7 miles). This...

May 06, 2019

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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...

March 30, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near the coast of Papua New Guinea at 12:48 UTC on March 10, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This is the second M6+...

March 10, 2019

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea at 14:35 UTC on February 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 367.9 km (228.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 375 km (233 miles). The epicenter was...

February 17, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake under Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit under the Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea at 15:06 UTC on January 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can...

January 17, 2019

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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake, strong aftershocks hit P.N.G.

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS and EMSC as M7.0 hit Papua New Guinea's New Britain Region at 20:48 UTC on October 10, 2018. The USGS is reporting a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.1 at 20:45, and followed by M5.9 at...

October 11, 2018

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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...

May 09, 2018

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit New Guinea, Papua New Guinea at 05:48 UTC on April 7, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). This quake is an aftershock...

April 07, 2018

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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...

March 29, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 09:51 UTC on March 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 41 km (25.5 miles). EMSC is...

March 26, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 17:39 UTC on March 8, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 15.2 km (9.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This...

March 08, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.7 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Papua New Guinea at 14:13 UTC on March 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 22.9 km (14.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 0 km. This is the strongest aftershock to...

March 06, 2018

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M6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea, 4th M6+ after M7.5 on February 25

Magnitude 6.0 aftershock hit Southern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea at 19:56 UTC on March 4, 2018. This is the 4th M6+ earthquake to hit this region after M7.5 mainshock on February 25. Unofficial reports received March 3 mention at least 156 deaths....

March 04, 2018

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M6.0 and 6.3 aftershocks hit Papua New Guinea

An aftershock of yesterday's M7.5 earthquake measuring M6.0 on the Richter scale hit Papua New Guinea at 08:26 UTC on February 26, 2018 at a depth of 23.6 km (14.6 miles). This is the 28th moderate to strong aftershock to hit this area since February 25th M7.5....

February 26, 2018

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Massive M7.5 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Papua New Guinea at 17:44 UTC on February 25, 2018 (03:44 local time, February 26). The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.5 at a depth of 30 km (18.6...

February 25, 2018

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the north coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the north coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea at 22:47 UTC on January 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles)....

January 27, 2018

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Papua New Guinea at 02:50 UTC on December 1, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 52.7 km (32.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 74 km (46 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.2 at a...

December 01, 2017

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

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 07:11 UTC on November 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 57.8 km (35.9 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 60 km...

November 27, 2017

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Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit New Guinea, Papua New Guinea at 21:26 UTC on November 7, 2017 (07:26 local time, November 8). The agency is reporting a depth of 107.4 km (66.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 122 km (75.8 miles)....

November 07, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Admiralty Islands archipelago, Papua New Guinea at 04:17 UTC on August 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 0 km....

August 27, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near the coast of New Ireland, P.N.G.

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 03:36 UTC on July 13, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 47 km (29.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles)....

July 13, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 13:22 UTC on May 15, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 40.2 km (25.0 miles) ENE of Rabaul...

May 15, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit West New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 22:47 UTC on March 5, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 31.1 km (19.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 and a depth of 59 km (30 miles). The epicenter was...

March 06, 2017

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Major M7.9 earthquake hits Bougainville Island, P.N.G.

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.9 hit Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea at 04:30 UTC on January 22, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 136 km (84.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M7.9 at a depth of 200 km (124 miles)....

January 22, 2017

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A strong earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit Papua New Guinea at 08:52 UTC on January 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 80 km. USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 67 km (41.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 80 km...

January 08, 2017

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Powerful M7.9 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible

A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.9 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 10:51 UTC on December 17, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 103.2 km (64 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M8.0 at a depth of 95 km (59 miles)....

December 17, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.8 hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 06:14 UTC on October 17, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). GFZ...

October 17, 2016

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 08:03 UTC on October 15, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 446.6 km (277.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 440 km (273.4...

October 15, 2016

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Strong and deep M6.7 earthquake hits New Ireland region, P.N.G.

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea at 03:11 UTC on August 31, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 499.1 km (310.1 miles). The epicenter was located 88.3 km (54.9 miles) NE of Rabaul (population 8...

August 31, 2016

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Strong and deep M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of New Ireland, P.N.G.

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 17:12 UTC on June 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 365.3 km (227 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.2 at a depth of 367 km....

June 21, 2016

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea

Geoscience Australia registered M6.3 earthquake at a depth of 35 km (21.8 miles) at 14:03 UTC on September 16, 2015. USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 6.3 km (3.9 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter was located 153 km (95 miles) ESE of Kimbe, 203 km (126 miles) S

September 16, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M7.1 at a depth of 23 km hit off the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea and Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands at 07:10 UTC on May 7, 2015. USGS is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 22.1 km (13.

May 07, 2015

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Very strong earthquake M6.6 hit Papua New Guinea

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.6 (downgraded from M6.9) on the Richter scale hit Papua New Guinea on November 7, 2014 at 03:33 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 43.2 km (26.8 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.6 at depth of 69 km.Epicenter was located 72

November 07, 2014

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hit Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake measuring M6.6 on the Richter scale hit New Britain region, Papua New Guinea, on July 4, 2014, at 15:00 UTC. USGS reported depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.6 at depth of 20 km.Epicenter was located&nbs

July 04, 2014

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Very strong earthquake M7.1 struck Bougainville region, P.N.G.

A very strong earthquake measuring M7.1 (USGS) struck Bougainville region, Papua New Gunea on April 11, 2014 at 07:07 UTC. Epicenter was located 52 km (32 miles) SW of Panguna and 64 km (40 miles) SW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea. USGS is reporting

April 11, 2014

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Very strong and deep 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea

Very strong and deep earthquake with magnitude 7.0 struck Papua New Guinea on April 17, 2012 at 07:13:50 UTC according to USGS. The epicenter was located 141 km (88 miles) N (5°) from Lae, New Guinea, PNG (5.482°S, 147.101°E). Recorded depth at the epicenter was

April 17, 2012