Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, 6 December 1993 at 23:19 (GMT)

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, 6 December 1993 at 23:19 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 6 Dec 1993 11:19:24 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.996°S / 145.95°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Crater Mountain (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Seringo (Madang)
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Kainantu (Eastern Highlands Province) (pop: 8,510)
63 km (39 mi) E of Goroka (Eastern Highlands Province) (pop: 18,500)
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Madang (pop: 27,400)
109 km (67 mi) E of Kundiawa (Chimbu) (pop: 9,380)
141 km (88 mi) NW of Lae (Morobe) (pop: 76,300)
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Bulolo (Morobe Province) (pop: 16,000)
191 km (119 mi) E of Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 3.510 kmeastern New Guinea region, Papua New GuineaUSGS
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