Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 146 km south of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, 21 September 2020 at 01:39 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.6561°S / 152.3741°E (Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ulawun (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
146 km (91 mi) S of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) S of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) E of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) E of Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) W of Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) SSE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
573 km (356 mi) NE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
716 km (445 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Lambom Island --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Lolobau Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||10 km||145 Km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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