Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 137 km east of Kimbe, Talasea District, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, 18 September 2020 at 03:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 52 km depth
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.8664°S / 151.335°E (Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Karai (Sulu Range) (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) ESE of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) SSW of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) S of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) NE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (323 mi) NE of Kokoda (Sohe) (pop: 6,200) --> See nearby quakes!
612 km (380 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||52 km||137 Km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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