Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 86km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, on 2017-06-20 22:40:14 +10:00
20 Jun 13:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-06-20 22:40:14 +10:00
Depth: 55.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.6569°S / 154.7854°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bagana (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SW of Arawa (pop: 40,300)
101 km (63 mi) W of Buin (pop: 800)
137 km (85 mi) S of Buka (pop: 0)
178 km (111 mi) W of Taro (pop: 0)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2017-06-20 12:40:14 UTC|
2017-06-20 22:40:14 +10:00
|M 4.7 / 55.5 km||86km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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