Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Bismarck Sea, 52 km east of Aitape, Sandaun, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, 22 April 2002 at 05:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 22 Apr 2002 05:51:31 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.133°S / 142.821°E (Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (33 mi) E of Aitape (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) WNW of Wewak (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ESE of Vanimo (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) ESE of Jayapura (Indonesia) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) ESE of Abepura (Indonesia) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) NNW of Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) NNW of Mendi (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) NW of Madang (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
611 km (380 mi) NW of Lae (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
853 km (530 mi) NW of Port Moresby (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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|4.1||33 km||near the north coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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