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Past earthquakes in Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 9, 2023 03:18 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 26 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 39 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
In 2021, Kokopo was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.1, 26 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 39 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.1 | Bismarck Sea, 132 km NW of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 22, 2021 7:19 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 22, 2021 09:19 GMT)
5.4

54 km
Solomon Sea, 52 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 3 reportsMore
Dec 22, 2021 2:55 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 22, 2021 04:55 GMT)
4.9

35 km
East New Britain Province, 93 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea More
Friday, December 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 17, 2021 1:44 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 17, 2021 03:44 GMT)
4.6

79 km
South Pacific Ocean, 156 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 15, 2021 12:06 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 15, 2021 02:06 GMT)
4.7

173 km
South Pacific Ocean, 111 km northeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 13, 2021 9:12 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 13, 2021 11:12 GMT)
4.9

35 km
Solomon Sea, 152 km south of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea More
Friday, December 10, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 10, 2021 3:01 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 10, 2021 05:01 GMT)
4.5

136 km
Bismarck Sea, 103 km southwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 10, 2021 2:46 am (GMT +10) (Dec 9, 2021 16:46 GMT)
4.7

10 km
Solomon Sea, 163 km south of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea 1 reportMore
Dec 9, 2021 11:52 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 9, 2021 13:52 GMT)
5.7

35 km
Solomon Sea, 77 km south of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea 5 reportsMore
Dec 9, 2021 11:22 pm (GMT +10) (Dec 9, 2021 13:22 GMT)
4.6

43 km
Solomon Sea, 141 km south of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea More
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 8, 2021 6:55 am (GMT +10) (Dec 7, 2021 20:55 GMT)
4.9

51 km
South Pacific Ocean, 147 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Thursday, December 2, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 2, 2021 09:09 GMT
4.6

52 km
Solomon Sea, 155 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 GMT (6 quakes)
Nov 30, 2021 11:46 pm (GMT +10) (Nov 30, 2021 13:46 GMT)
4.9

10 km
Bismarck Sea, 158 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
Nov 30, 2021 10:14 pm (GMT +10) (Nov 30, 2021 12:14 GMT)
5.8

10 km
Bismarck Sea, 136 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
Nov 30, 2021 9:14 pm (GMT +10) (Nov 30, 2021 11:14 GMT)
5.0

10 km
Bismarck Sea, 155 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 1 reportMore
Nov 30, 2021 9:09 pm (GMT +10) (Nov 30, 2021 11:09 GMT)
5.0

10 km
Bismarck Sea, 95 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Nov 30, 2021 8:52 pm (GMT +10) (Nov 30, 2021 10:52 GMT)
5.0

10 km
Bismarck Sea, 176 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
Nov 30, 2021 8:37 pm (GMT +10) (Nov 30, 2021 10:37 GMT)
6.1

10 km
Bismarck Sea, 132 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 21 reportsMore
Monday, November 29, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 29, 2021 15:36 GMT
4.6

10 km
Bismarck Sea, 146 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Saturday, November 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 27, 2021 11:43 am (GMT +10) (Nov 27, 2021 01:43 GMT)
5.1

10 km
East New Britain Province, 92 km northeast of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea More
Friday, November 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 20, 2021 9:54 am (GMT +10) (Nov 19, 2021 23:54 GMT)
4.7

35 km
Solomon Sea, 90 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
Thursday, November 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 19, 2021 1:40 am (GMT +10) (Nov 18, 2021 15:40 GMT)
5.4

63 km
South Pacific Ocean, 122 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.2 x 1014 joules (89.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 76896 tons of TNT or 4.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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