Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 28 October 1993 at 03:04 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 28 October 1993 at 03:04 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 28 Oct 1993 03:04:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.931°S / 145.976°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Crater Mountain (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Kainantu (pop: 8,510)
67 km (42 mi) ENE of Goroka (pop: 18,500)
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Madang (pop: 27,400)
112 km (69 mi) E of Kundiawa (pop: 9,380)
143 km (89 mi) NW of Lae (pop: 76,300)
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
177 km (110 mi) NNW of Wau (pop: 14,600)
193 km (120 mi) E of Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.210 kmeastern New Guinea region, Papua New GuineaUSGS
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