Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - West Sepik Province, 67 km south of Aitape, Sandaun, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, 8 March 2002 at 03:01 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - West Sepik Province, 67 km south of Aitape, Sandaun, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, 8 March 2002 at 03:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 8 Mar 2002 03:01:11 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.697°S / 142.133°E (West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) SSW of Aitape (Sandaun) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NW of Ambunti (East Sepik) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SE of Vanimo (Sandaun) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SE of Vanimo (Sandaun) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (126 mi) SE of Jayapura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) SE of Abepura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) NNW of Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (208 mi) NW of Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
849 km (527 mi) NW of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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4.133 kmnear the north coast of New Guinea, Papua New GuineaUSGS
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