Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 45 km west of Wabag, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, 26 February 2018 at 03:12 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 26 Feb 2018 03:12:54 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.55°S / 143.32°E (Enga Province, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Doma Peaks (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) W of Wabag (Enga) (pop: 3,960) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Tari (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNW of Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WNW of Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) NW of Ialibu (Southern Highlands) (pop: 6,920) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) S of Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) WNW of Goroka (Eastern Highlands) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) W of Madang (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) N of Daru (Western Province) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
608 km (378 mi) NW of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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