Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 24 km west of Green Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on Sunday, 22 September 2019 at 08:58 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 498 km depth
22 Sep 09:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 498.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.72°S / 155.09°E (South Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Tore (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
176 km (109 mi) NNW of Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) E of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) E of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) NNW of Gizo (New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands) (pop: 6,150) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) ESE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1023 km (636 mi) ENE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Green Island --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Iesala Island --> 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 4.5||498 km||Bougainville Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)||EMSC|
|M 4.5||498 km||172km NNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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