Past earthquakes near Ulawun volcano: 2020

Updated Sep 23, 2021 12:52 GMT -
During 2020, Ulawun volcano was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 1 quake of magnitude 4.4.
Biggest quake: 5.8 quake 135 km southwest of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, June, 7 2020 20:06 GMT
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Tuesday, August 11, 2020 18:48 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 11, 2020 18:48 GMT
4.4

96 km
44 km (27 mi)86 km southwest of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
Sunday, June 7, 2020 20:06 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Jun 7, 2020 20:06 GMT
5.8

55 km
32 km (20 mi)135 km southwest of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea 4 reportsMoreMap
Jan 7, 2020 19:11 GMT
5.8

151 km
34 km (21 mi)111 km east of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea 5 reportsMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15176 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info

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