Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 30 December 1993 at 11:39 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 30 December 1993 at 11:39 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 136 km depth

Date & time: 30 Dec 1993 11:39:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 136.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.33°S / 146.458°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Yomba (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) E of Madang (pop: 27,400)
125 km (78 mi) NNE of Kainantu (pop: 8,510)
145 km (90 mi) NE of Goroka (pop: 18,500)
166 km (103 mi) NNW of Lae (pop: 76,300)
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Kundiawa (pop: 9,380)
209 km (130 mi) N of Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
225 km (140 mi) N of Wau (pop: 14,600)
253 km (157 mi) ENE 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 4.2136 kmeastern New Guinea region, Papua New GuineaUSGS
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