Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - 296 km southwest of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, October 23, 1974 at 06:14 GMT

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - 296 km southwest of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, October 23, 1974 at 06:14 GMT Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - 296 km southwest of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, October 23, 1974 at 06:14 GMT

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 48 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 23, 1974 06:14:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude7.2
Depth48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.42°S / 154.034°E (Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Antipode8.42°N / 25.966°W
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities261 km (162 mi) SW of Buin (pop: 750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
283 km (176 mi) SW of Panguna (pop: 2,920) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
296 km (184 mi) SW of Arawa (pop: 40,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
311 km (193 mi) W of Gizo (New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands) (pop: 6,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
443 km (275 mi) NE of Samarai (pop: 1,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
446 km (277 mi) ENE of Alotau (pop: 10,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
765 km (476 mi) E of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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7.248 kmD'Entrecasteaux Islands region (Papua New Guinea)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (156 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 15, 1976 17:53
46 years ago
5.0

57 km
101 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 6, 1976 19:28
46 years ago
4.9

33 km
261 km SE of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 3, 1976 07:53
46 years ago
5.5

56 km
30 km NW of Alu Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Sep 18, 1976 13:36
46 years ago
5.1

33 km
Papua New GuineaMore
Sep 10, 1976 19:35
46 years ago
4.8

29 km
94 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Sep 7, 1976 08:58
46 years ago
5.0

52 km
32 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 31, 1976 03:22
46 years ago
4.3

43 km
86 km W of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 25, 1976 22:00
46 years ago
4.9

33 km
81 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 25, 1976 08:11
46 years ago
5.1

33 km
Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 7, 1976 19:53
46 years ago
5.6

17 km
Papua New GuineaMore
Jun 5, 1976 14:15
46 years ago
5.8

39 km
92 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 30, 1976 01:20
46 years ago
4.8

22 km
91 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 22, 1976 14:12
46 years ago
4.8

40 km
95 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 14, 1976 16:53
46 years ago
5.0

41 km
81 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 11, 1976 14:57
46 years ago
5.4

24 km
Solomon IslandsMore
May 11, 1976 10:22
46 years ago
5.8

22 km
Solomon IslandsMore
May 11, 1976 09:58
46 years ago
5.9

33 km
110 km W of Stirling Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 10, 1976 10:32
46 years ago
5.3

45 km
121 km W of Stirling Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 10, 1976 10:20
46 years ago
5.3

37 km
Solomon IslandsMore
May 9, 1976 21:48
46 years ago
5.6

26 km
96 km W of Stirling Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 9, 1976 21:44
46 years ago
5.2

41 km
90 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 9, 1976 20:44
46 years ago
5.8

34 km
104 km W of Stirling Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 21, 1976 14:03
46 years ago
4.6

52 km
66 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Apr 20, 1976 12:14
46 years ago
5.0

21 km
80 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Apr 20, 1976 09:04
46 years ago
4.8

30 km
135 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Apr 20, 1976 08:30
46 years ago
5.5

33 km
55 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Apr 10, 1976 04:24
46 years ago
6.0

54 km
31 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Mar 28, 1976 12:54
46 years ago
4.8

34 km
102 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Mar 6, 1976 15:06
46 years ago
5.8

45 km
Treasury Islands, Solomon Islands, 116 km S of Arawa, Papua New GuineaMore
Feb 7, 1976 09:51
47 years ago
4.4

26 km
59 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Feb 5, 1976 05:48
47 years ago
4.3

33 km
80 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jan 27, 1976 04:01
47 years ago
5.5

38 km
60 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Dec 14, 1975 04:21
47 years ago
4.5

59 km
38 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Dec 2, 1975 12:19
47 years ago
4.6

16 km
118 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 19, 1975 03:51
47 years ago
5.2

42 km
148 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Nov 19, 1975 03:34
47 years ago
5.6

24 km
89 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 23, 1975 23:18
47 years ago
5.2

52 km
65 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 20, 1975 15:59
47 years ago
5.1

56 km
83 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 17, 1975 06:42
47 years ago
5.2

43 km
37 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 8, 1975 17:13
47 years ago
5.3

62 km
42 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 5, 1975 01:30
47 years ago
4.7

47 km
106 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 4, 1975 11:51
47 years ago
4.5

43 km
49 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Sep 27, 1975 07:23
47 years ago
5.0

41 km
93 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Sep 25, 1975 18:10
47 years ago
5.5

61 km
28 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Sep 10, 1975 07:26
47 years ago
4.9

47 km
126 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Sep 7, 1975 21:26
47 years ago
4.8

13 km
100 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Sep 5, 1975 22:41
47 years ago
5.2

35 km
92 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Sep 2, 1975 08:12
47 years ago
5.1

34 km
130 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 24, 1975 10:47
47 years ago
5.0

47 km
34 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 22, 1975 13:13
47 years ago
4.9

45 km
35 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 21, 1975 09:46
47 years ago
5.9

50 km
37 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 14, 1975 05:57
47 years ago
4.2

53 km
100 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 10, 1975 05:39
47 years ago
4.9

34 km
131 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 10, 1975 05:08
47 years ago
4.6

29 km
66 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 10, 1975 04:40
47 years ago
4.8

34 km
132 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 10, 1975 04:13
47 years ago
5.3

25 km
133 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 10, 1975 04:10
47 years ago
5.1

34 km
121 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 10, 1975 02:24
47 years ago
5.1

33 km
46 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Aug 8, 1975 00:38
47 years ago
4.4

33 km
47 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 7, 1975 03:10
47 years ago
5.0

55 km
29 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 5, 1975 02:54
47 years ago
4.9

55 km
37 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Aug 3, 1975 04:13
47 years ago
4.7

43 km
135 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 30, 1975 16:02
47 years ago
4.7

33 km
95 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 30, 1975 14:40
47 years ago
4.9

39 km
57 km NW of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 29, 1975 12:29
47 years ago
4.8

47 km
46 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 28, 1975 21:25
47 years ago
5.3

37 km
76 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 28, 1975 18:22
47 years ago
5.3

44 km
78 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 28, 1975 18:11
47 years ago
4.9

24 km
59 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 28, 1975 08:44
47 years ago
5.7

38 km
94 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 26, 1975 18:24
47 years ago
5.2

39 km
157 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 26, 1975 17:39
47 years ago
4.6

42 km
145 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 26, 1975 17:30
47 years ago
4.8

33 km
68 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 25, 1975 16:36
47 years ago
5.0

42 km
80 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 25, 1975 14:18
47 years ago
3.9

24 km
85 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 25, 1975 01:35
47 years ago
5.0

88 km
213 km W of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 24, 1975 18:49
47 years ago
5.4

54 km
Alu Island, Solomon Islands, 99 km S of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 24, 1975 16:05
47 years ago
4.6

33 km
64 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 24, 1975 13:20
47 years ago
4.8

35 km
65 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 24, 1975 00:02
47 years ago
5.0

56 km
79 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 23, 1975 23:22
47 years ago
5.7

42 km
55 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 23, 1975 22:20
47 years ago
5.1

33 km
32 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 23, 1975 17:42
47 years ago
5.1

35 km
77 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 23, 1975 12:48
47 years ago
4.0

33 km
48 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 23, 1975 04:06
47 years ago
4.9

54 km
Papua New Guinea, 42 km NW of Treasury s Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 22, 1975 22:26
47 years ago
5.5

70 km
30 km N of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 22, 1975 19:20
47 years ago
6.1

36 km
21 km SW of Alu Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 22, 1975 16:01
47 years ago
4.9

47 km
62 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 22, 1975 15:51
47 years ago
5.4

70 km
57 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 22, 1975 14:31
47 years ago
4.8

72 km
90 km W of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 22, 1975 03:25
47 years ago
5.2

33 km
102 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 22, 1975 03:12
47 years ago
5.1

45 km
110 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 23:43
47 years ago
5.5

36 km
65 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 23:11
47 years ago
5.5

33 km
Papua New Guinea, 39 km NW of Treasury s Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 21, 1975 20:10
47 years ago
4.7

44 km
80 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 19:00
47 years ago
5.2

75 km
60 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 10:51
47 years ago
5.0

41 km
79 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 09:54
47 years ago
5.1

40 km
95 km S of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 06:56
47 years ago
5.2

56 km
95 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 06:35
47 years ago
5.4

46 km
103 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 05:22
47 years ago
5.1

68 km
127 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 04:36
47 years ago
5.1

68 km
73 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 21, 1975 04:21
47 years ago
5.2

28 km
91 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 04:09
47 years ago
5.4

33 km
137 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 03:17
47 years ago
5.4

61 km
160 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 02:39
47 years ago
6.1

95 km
80 km S of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 02:03
47 years ago
6.8

47 km
63 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 00:49
47 years ago
4.5

77 km
92 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 21, 1975 00:03
47 years ago
4.6

33 km
91 km W of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 23:46
47 years ago
5.2

40 km
51 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 20, 1975 23:27
47 years ago
5.4

7 km
64 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 23:05
47 years ago
6.7

50 km
56 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 22:13
47 years ago
4.9

33 km
98 km W of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 21:55
47 years ago
5.0

33 km
92 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 21:49
47 years ago
5.2

37 km
46 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 20, 1975 21:27
47 years ago
5.3

33 km
43 km NW of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 20, 1975 21:08
47 years ago
5.3

33 km
104 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 20:52
47 years ago
4.9

67 km
111 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 20:11
47 years ago
5.6

33 km
54 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 20:09
47 years ago
5.6

33 km
101 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 19:54
47 years ago
7.7

44 km
107 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 19:47
47 years ago
5.3

53 km
90 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 19:23
47 years ago
4.8

49 km
84 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 18:01
47 years ago
4.8

34 km
58 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 17:36
47 years ago
4.8

33 km
98 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 17:26
47 years ago
5.1

33 km
70 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 17:22
47 years ago
5.3

52 km
112 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 17:16
47 years ago
4.9

51 km
80 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 17:10
47 years ago
5.4

24 km
113 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 17:00
47 years ago
5.4

40 km
103 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 16:45
47 years ago
4.6

28 km
52 km W of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 16:34
47 years ago
4.5

33 km
90 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 16:14
47 years ago
5.4

31 km
104 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 16:08
47 years ago
4.7

33 km
72 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 15:35
47 years ago
4.5

54 km
79 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 15:24
47 years ago
5.5

33 km
158 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 20, 1975 15:12
47 years ago
5.1

33 km
Papua New Guinea, 40 km N of Treasury s Island, Solomon IslandsMore
Jul 20, 1975 14:37
47 years ago
7.9

49 km
38 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jul 3, 1975 04:32
47 years ago
4.7

41 km
Solomon IslandsMore
May 30, 1975 08:05
47 years ago
5.0

33 km
21 km S of Stirling Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
May 28, 1975 05:07
47 years ago
4.8

56 km
79 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
May 19, 1975 07:09
47 years ago
4.6

53 km
85 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Mar 28, 1975 19:32
47 years ago
5.1

81 km
36 km W of Alu Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Feb 26, 1975 14:29
47 years ago
5.5

54 km
33 km S of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Jan 14, 1975 22:34
48 years ago
5.1

33 km
24 km S of Alu Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 11, 1975 16:26
48 years ago
4.5

33 km
52 km W of Treasury s Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Jan 2, 1975 05:46
48 years ago
5.4

23 km
Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 16, 1974 05:11
48 years ago
4.8

150 km
Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 4, 1974 14:30
48 years ago
5.2

21 km
Solomon IslandsMore
Dec 4, 1974 14:20
48 years ago
5.2

17 km
Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 28, 1974 02:49
48 years ago
5.2

28 km
85 km SW of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Nov 21, 1974 07:32
48 years ago
5.2

33 km
61 km S of Stirling Island, Western Province, Solomon IslandsMore
Nov 4, 1974 15:20
48 years ago
4.8

53 km
Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 26, 1974 13:28
48 years ago
5.2

70 km
Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 25, 1974 01:22
48 years ago
4.8

40 km
72 km SW of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 23, 1974 22:18
48 years ago
5.0

40 km
62 km W of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New GuineaMore
Oct 23, 1974 08:52
48 years ago
4.8

88 km
Papua New GuineaMore
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