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

Updated May 21, 2022 09:05 GMT -
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Quakes during December 2021:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 6 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
During December 2021, Gazelle was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 6 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.7 | Solomon Sea, 77 km S of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (8 quakes):
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 reportsMoreMap
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 MoreMap
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 MoreMap
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 MoreMap
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 MoreMap
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 reportMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.5 x 1013 joules (9.84 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8467 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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