Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 35 km southeast of Pilelo Island, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, July 25, 2013 20:42:43
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 56 km depth
25 Jul 11:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Jul 2013 10:42:43 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, July 25, 2013 20:42:43
Depth: 55.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.4104°S / 149.2578°E (Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SW of Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) E of Lae (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) ENE of Wau (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) ENE of Bulolo (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) SW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) ESE of Madang (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (256 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) E of Goroka (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WSW of New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||56 km||38km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
|M 4.4||60 km||NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.||EMSC|
|M 4.8||59 km||New Britain Region, P.N.G.||GFZ|
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