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Past earthquakes in Wau, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 2, 2022 17:37 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 9 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 12 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
In 2021, Wau was shaken by 9 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 12 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.9 | 50 km NW of Kaingana Island, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
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Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 31, 2021 6:30 am (GMT +10) (Dec 30, 2021 20:30 GMT)
4.8

100 km
Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea More
Thursday, November 4, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 5, 2021 2:25 am (GMT +10) (Nov 4, 2021 16:25 GMT)
5.2

41 km
63 km east of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
Monday, October 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 25, 2021 11:45 pm (GMT +10) (Oct 25, 2021 13:45 GMT)
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1.2 km southeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea (unconfirmed) 1 reportMore
Saturday, August 28, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 28, 2021 10:00 am (GMT +10) (Aug 28, 2021 00:00 GMT)
4.9

80 km
Solomon Sea, 122 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 1 reportMore
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 11, 2021 5:34 pm (GMT +10) (Aug 11, 2021 07:34 GMT)
4.4

121 km
36 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Sunday, August 1, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
2 Aug 1:45 am (GMT +10) (Aug 1, 2021 15:45 GMT)
4.6

61 km
45 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 1 reportMore
Saturday, July 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
25 Jul 5:49 am (GMT +10) (Jul 24, 2021 19:49 GMT)
4.8

75 km
Solomon Sea, 105 km east of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Monday, July 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
19 Jul 2:43 pm (GMT +10) (Jul 19, 2021 04:43 GMT)
4.6

46 km
91 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Friday, July 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
17 Jul 5:21 am (GMT +10) (Jul 16, 2021 19:21 GMT)
4.3

45 km
39 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Friday, June 11, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
11 Jun 5:00 pm (GMT +10) (Jun 11, 2021 07:00 GMT)
5.0

90 km
60 km northeast of Kainantu, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea More
Sunday, May 2, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
2 May 7:33 pm (GMT +10) (May 2, 2021 09:33 GMT)
4.6

74 km
57 km east of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
Saturday, May 1, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
1 May 10:40 am (GMT +10) (May 1, 2021 00:40 GMT)
5.1

78 km
81 km east of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Friday, March 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 20, 2021 4:06 am (GMT +10) (Mar 19, 2021 18:06 GMT)
4.6

10 km
50 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 17, 2021 2:52 am (GMT +10) (Mar 16, 2021 16:52 GMT)
4.4

185 km
63 km west of Bulolo, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Sunday, March 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 15, 2021 7:52 am (GMT +10) (Mar 14, 2021 21:52 GMT)
4.7

100 km
48 km southeast of Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea 1 reportMore
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 17, 2021 12:29 GMT
5.1

115 km
Solomon Sea, 115 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea More
Feb 17, 2021 3:00 pm (GMT +10) (Feb 17, 2021 05:00 GMT)
5.0

91 km
75 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 4 reportsMore
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 4, 2021 2:49 am (GMT +10) (Feb 3, 2021 16:49 GMT)
5.3

26 km
85 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 1 reportMore
Saturday, January 23, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Jan 24, 2021 2:58 am (GMT +10) (Jan 23, 2021 16:58 GMT)
5.6

45 km
53 km north of Kaingana Island, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
Jan 23, 2021 6:34 pm (GMT +10) (Jan 23, 2021 08:34 GMT)
5.4

35 km
Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New Guinea 3 reportsMore
Jan 23, 2021 1:19 pm (GMT +10) (Jan 23, 2021 03:19 GMT)
5.9

27 km
Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 9.5 x 1013 joules (26.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 22670 tons of TNT or 1.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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