A powerful eruption started at Manam volcano, Papua New Guinea at around 22:40 UTC on October 19, 2021, ejecting ash up to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. The current population of the island is more than 4 000….
The Governor of Papua New Guinea's East Sepik province has ordered the evacuation of 5 000 people from islands of Ruprup (Blup Blup) and Biem (Bam) to the mainland, including those already evacuated from Kadovar. The decision was made due to a tsunami risk to…
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
A very strong, but luckily deep, M 7.2 earthquake struck New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea on July 7, 2013 at 18:35 UTC. USGS measured depth at 378 km, EMSC at 383 km.
Epicenter was located at sea, 110km (68mi) ENE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
USGS and EMSC registered shallow M 6.8 struck near coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on April 16, 2013 at 22:55 UTC. The epicenter was 136 km (84 miles) WNW from Wewak and 870 km (5441 miles) NW from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea at coordinates 3.178°S,
Radio New Zealand is reporting new eruptions of Papua New Guinea’s Tavurvur volcano (Rabaul caldera). The ash and vapour blowing from the volcano affected flights to Tokua Airport. Air Niugini says the flight suspension came into effect on Monday, January 21, 2013
Magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck 9 km east of Kainantu (with population of 8,509 people) at Papua New Guinea, on March 21, 2012 at 22:15:05 UTC (08:15:05 AM by local time) according to USGS and EMSC. The epicenter was located 66 km (41 miles) east-southeast of
Strong magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Papua New Guinea today at 05:04:56 UTC and was located 89 km (55 miles) SSW of Lae, New Guinea, 123 km (76 miles) ENE of Kerema, New Guinea and 221 km (137 miles) NNW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (7.518°S, 146.767°E).
Very strong earthquake magnitude 6.4 struck today at 12:26:48 UTC near the Papua New Guinea islands coast (5.532°S, 153.680°E) according to USGS. The earthquake epicenter is on top of a steep subduction zone at depth of 50.4 km (31.3 miles) located 137 km (85 miles)
A shallow earthquake, magnitude 6.0 at a depth of 21 km (13 miles) hit region of New Britain, Papua New Guinea on October 18, 2011 at 05:05:05 UTC.The epicenter was located 100 km (62 miles) ESE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG, 163 km (101 miles) ENE of Kandrian, New Britain