Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Bismarck Sea, 81 km northeast of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, 26 February 2021 at 14:35 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 207 km depth
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 14:35:11 UTC -
Depth: 207.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.1447°S / 150.7439°E (Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Hargy (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) NE of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NE of Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SW of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) WSW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) S of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 mi) ENE of Lae (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) NE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (315 mi) ENE of Wau (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (316 mi) ENE of Bulolo (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
624 km (388 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) N of New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> 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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|4.5||207 km||80 Km NE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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