Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 171 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, on 2018-06-05 02:06:39 +10:00
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
4 Jun 17:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 57 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Jun 2018 16:06:39 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-06-05 02:06:39 +10:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.2793°S / 153.4916°E (Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ambitle (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SE of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) WNW of Panguna (pop: 2,920) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) WNW of Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WNW of Buin (pop: 750) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) E of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (264 mi) SE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) NW of Gizo (New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands) (pop: 6,150) --> See nearby quakes!
841 km (522 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) SE of New Ireland Island (pop: 194,100) --> 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||35 km||- 103km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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