Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 227 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 at 15:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 386 km depth
Date & time: 25 Apr 2018 15:29:29 UTC
Depth: 385.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.887°S / 154.2379°E (South Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ambitle (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
210 km (130 mi) NW of Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NW of Panguna (pop: 2,920) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ESE of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) ESE of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NW of Buin (pop: 750) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NW of Gizo (New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands) (pop: 6,150) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) SE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
934 km (580 mi) ENE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||386 km||- 141km ESE of Taron, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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