Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 95 km northeast of Kiunga, North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea, on 28 Oct 8:56 am (GMT +10) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 95 km northeast of Kiunga, North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea, on 28 Oct 8:56 am (GMT +10)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 91 km depth

28 Oct 00:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2020 10:56:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 28 Oct 8:56 am (GMT +10)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 91.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.42°S / 141.78°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Doma Peaks (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NE of Kiunga (North Fly) (pop: 11,500)
139 km (86 mi) WNW of Tari (pop: 8,190)
176 km (110 mi) SW of Ambunti (pop: 2,070)
223 km (138 mi) WNW of Mendi (pop: 26,300)
276 km (171 mi) W of Mount Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
292 km (182 mi) SW of Wewak (pop: 18,200)
342 km (212 mi) SSE of Jayapura (Indonesia) (pop: 134,900)
745 km (463 mi) NW of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 16.5°C (62 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.491 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaEMSC
M 4.491 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 4.491 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG

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