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Largest earthquakes in or near Gazelle, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 8
  • 22 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 239 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
Since 1900, Gazelle has had 2 quakes of magnitude 8.0 or above, 22 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, and 239 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 6.1 | 27 km W of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea -

Strongest quake: Mag. 8.1 | 36 km E of Wallis Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 6 or higher (263 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Apr 13, 2022 1:00 pm (GMT +10) (Apr 13, 2022 03:00 GMT)
6.1

149 km
24 km (15 mi)27 km west of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
Nov 30, 2021 8:37 pm (GMT +10) (Nov 30, 2021 10:37 GMT)
6.1

10 km
112 km (70 mi)Bismarck Sea, 132 km northwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 20 reportsMoreMap
Aug 25, 2020 19:08 GMT
6.1

34 km
66 km (41 mi)137 km south of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMoreMap
Feb 9, 2020 06:04 GMT
6.2

10 km
98 km (61 mi)Solomon Sea, 119 km south of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea 4 reportsMoreMap
May 14, 2019 12:58 GMT
7.6

10 km
38 km (24 mi)Duke of York Island, 38 km northeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 40 reportsMoreMap
Mar 30, 2019 11:20 GMT
6.2

62 km
19 km (12 mi)East New Britain Province, 26 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea 16 reportsMoreMap
Feb 17, 2019 14:35 GMT
6.0

392 km
60 km (37 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 91 km north of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
Oct 10, 2018 22:00 GMT
6.5

10 km
16 km (9.9 mi)Ailo Island, 77 km southwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
Oct 10, 2018 21:13 GMT
6.0

10 km
48 km (30 mi)East New Britain Province, 40 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea 3 reportsMoreMap
Oct 10, 2018 20:48 GMT
6.8

10 km
32 km (20 mi)East New Britain Province, 51 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea 3 reportsMoreMap
Mar 29, 2018 21:25 GMT
6.7

10 km
40 km (25 mi)East New Britain Province, 81 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea 3 reportsMoreMap
Mar 26, 2018 09:51 GMT
6.6

40 km
34 km (21 mi)East New Britain Province, 76 km northeast of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea 10 reportsMoreMap
Mar 24, 2018 11:23 GMT
6.2

101 km
42 km (26 mi)East New Britain Province, 69 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea 3 reportsMoreMap
Mar 8, 2018 17:39 GMT
6.8

40 km
66 km (41 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 102 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 4 reportsMoreMap
Jul 13, 2017 03:36 GMT
6.3

10 km
96 km (60 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 107 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
May 15, 2017 13:22 GMT
6.2

21 km
48 km (30 mi)Bismarck Sea, 40 km northeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.5 x 1017 joules (1.3 x 105 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.1 x 108 tons of TNT or 6724.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Gazelle Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Gazelle?

The last earthquake in Gazelle occurred 5 weeks ago: Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 27 km west of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, Apr 13, 2022 at 1:00 pm (GMT +10).

How many quakes were there in Gazelle since 1900?

Since 1900, Gazelle, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea had 263 quakes up to magnitude 8.1.

What was the strongest quake in Gazelle since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Gazelle since 1900 occurred 51 years ago: Major magnitude 8.1 earthquake - 36 km east of Wallis Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, July 26, 1971 at 01:23 GMT.

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