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Latest quakes in or near Madang, Papua New Guinea, in the past 24 hours on Monday, March 27, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Mar 27, 2023 17:09 GMT -
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In the past 24 hours, Madang had one quake of magnitude 4.6. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!
A light magnitude 4.6 earthquake occurred in Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea, 14 hours ago.

Strongest quake today: Mag. 4.6 | Bismarck Sea, 129 km N of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea -

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Monday, March 27, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 27, 2023 12:56 pm (GMT +10) (Mar 27, 2023 02:56 GMT)

187 km
Bismarck Sea, 129 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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When was the latest earthquake in Madang?

The last earthquake in Madang occurred 14 hours ago: Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Bismarck Sea, 129 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, Mar 27, 2023 at 12:56 pm (GMT +10).

How many quakes were there in Madang today?

In the past 24 hours, Madang, Papua New Guinea had 1 quakes up to magnitude 4.6.

What was the strongest quake in Madang today?

The strongest earthquake in Madang today occurred 14 hours ago: Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Bismarck Sea, 129 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, Mar 27, 2023 at 12:56 pm (GMT +10).

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