Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 57 km east of Lambom Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, on Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 11:16 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 57 km east of Lambom Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, on Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 11:16 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 66 km depth

22 Jul 11:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Jul 2018 11:16:14 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.88°S / 153.35°E (South Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ambitle (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) ESE of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) WNW of Panguna (pop: 2,920) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) WNW of Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) NW of Buin (pop: 750) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) ENE of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (238 mi) SE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) ENE of Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
527 km (327 mi) NW of Gizo (New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands) (pop: 6,150) --> See nearby quakes!
854 km (531 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.566 km- 57km SE of Taron, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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