Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, 2 March 2018 at 21:30 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 2 Mar 2018 21:30:55 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.18°S / 142.79°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bosavi (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Tari (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) W of Mendi (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SW of Wabag (pop: 3,960) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) W of Ialibu (pop: 6,920) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WSW of Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) W of Goroka (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) SSW of Wewak (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) N of Daru (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) WSW of Madang (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
604 km (376 mi) NW of Port Moresby (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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