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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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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 11:23 UTC on March 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 35.8 km (22.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 70 km (43.5 miles). This earthquake is...

March 24, 2018

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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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Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near Manus Island, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake (USGS) was registered near Manus Island, Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea at 19:38 UTC on July 25, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.3 km (4.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.5 at a depth of 0 km. According...

July 25, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hit near the north coast of New Guinea, P.N.G.

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.2 hit near the north coast of New Guinea, P.N.G. at 19:24 UTC on April 1, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 16 km (9.9 miles). USGS registered it as M6.1 at a depth of 14.8 km (9.2...

April 01, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M7.4 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A very strong earthquake measured by Geoscience Australia as M7.4 at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles) hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 01:44 UTC on May 5, 2015. USGS is reporting this quake as M7.5 at a depth of 42 km (26.1 miles). According to Geoscience Australia, th

May 05, 2015

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Second very strong M7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea within 24 hours

A very strong and shallow earthquake recorded by Geoscience Australia as M7.1 at a depth of 19 km (11.8 miles) hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 08:06 UTC on May 1, 2015. USGS is reporting this quake as M6.8 (lowered from initial M7.1) at a depth of 57.0 km (35.4 mil

May 01, 2015

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Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A very strong earthquake recorded by Geoscience Australia as M7.1 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 10:45 UTC on April 30, 2015. USGS is reporting this quake as M6.8 at a depth of 60.1 km (37.4 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter wa

April 30, 2015

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Major M7.5 earthquake hits New Britain region generating small tsunami, Papua New Guinea

A major earthquake with recorded magnitude of 7.5 (USGS) hit off the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 23:48 UTC on March 29, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M7.7 at a depth of 72 km (44.7 miles).Epicenter w

March 30, 2015

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake registered off the coast of New Britain, PNG

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake was registered off the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 22:18 UTC on March 7, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 23.4 km (14.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 59 km (36.6 miles).Epicenter was located

March 07, 2015

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M6.1 earthquake registered in D'entrecasteaux Islands region, PNG

A strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake was registered in D'entrecasteaux Islands region, Papua New Guinea on November 17, 2014 at 01:06 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 25.2 km (15.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at depth of 45 km.Epicenter was located 245 km (152 mil

November 17, 2014

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Massive earthquake M7.5 reported off the coast of Bougainville Island

A massive earthquake measuring M7.5 was recorded off the coast of Bougainville Island, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, on April 19, 2014 at 13:27 UTC. USGS said this event is the latest in an ongoing sequence of seismicity in the same region over the past we

April 19, 2014

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Swarm of strong earthquakes shakes Bougainville region, P.N.G.

A sequence of strong earthquakes started just below Bougainvile Island, Autonomous Region of Bougainville (previously known as North Solomons), on April 7, 2014.By April 12 USGS reported 26 earthquakes in the area, the strongest being M7.1 that struck on April 11 at

April 12, 2014