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Papua New Guinea Earthquake Map


Papua New Guinea Earthquake map

Papua New Guinea Earthquake map
Description :Papua New Guinea Earthquake map 
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*We specifically create maps that have a magnitude of 6 or more on the Richter Scale.
 
Magnitude-7.9 Earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea:

2017-01-22 04:30:23 UTC: A magnitude-7.9 earthquake has struck 47 kilometres west of Arawa on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea at a depth of 136 kilometres, the United States Geological Survey says.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said in an advisory that "hazardous tsunami waves are possible" for the next three hours as a result of the earthquake along the coasts of PNG and the Solomon Islands.
 
Massive Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea, Tsunami Alert Issued

2016-12-17 10:51:12 UTC: A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 has struck off the east coast of Papua New Guinea, according to latest news reports. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has said that widespread hazardous tsunami waves are likely in the next three hours along some coasts of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, Nauru and other islands. While New Zealand's Ministry of Civil Defence has issued a warning for the country's entire coast, the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has said there is no tsunami threat to the Australian mainland, islands or territories. Papua New Guinea sits on the earthquake-prone Ring of Fire. The quake occurred at 9:51 P.M. local time 60 kilometers east of Taron on New Ireland island at a depth of 73.4 kilometers.
 
Origin Details 
Magnitude 7.9 mww
Location (uncertainty) 4.509°S 153.450°E± 7.4 km
Depth (uncertainty) 103.2 km± 4.3
Origin Time 2016-12-17 10:51:12.570 UTC
Number of Phases 133
Minimum Distance 146.9 km (1.32°)
Travel Time Residual 1.06 s
Azimuthal Gap 17°
FE Region NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (190)

 

 

Powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea


A massive earthquake struck off the coast of Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea. According to media reports, no immediate tsunami warnings have been issued. The US Geological Survey said the 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck around 96 kilometers southwest of Panguna. The epicenter of the earthquake was 102 kilometers southwest of Arawa located on Bougainville Island.

 

 

Earthquakes in Papua New Guinea
Date Location Magnitude Fatalities
Jul 17, 1998 Near North Coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea M 7.0  
May 10, 1999 New Britain region, Papua New Guinea M 7.1  
May 16, 1999 New Britain region, Papua New Guinea M 7.1 Fatalities 2,183
Nov 16, 2000 New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea M 8.0 Fatalities 2
Nov 16, 2000 New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea M 7.8  
Nov 17, 2000 New Britain region, Papua New Guinea M 7.8  
Sep 8, 2002 New Guinea, Papua New Guinea M 7.6 Fatalities 4
Jan 10, 2003 New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, region M 6.7  
Mar 11, 2003 New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea M 6.8  
Jun 7, 2003 New Britain region, Papua New Guinea M 6.6  
Sep 9, 2005 New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea M 7.6  
Sep 29, 2005 New Britain region, Papua New Guinea M 6.6  
Dec 11, 2005 New Britain region, Papua New Guinea M 6.6  
Sep 1, 2006 Bougainville Region, Papua New Guinea M 6.8  
Oct 17, 2006 New Britain region, Papua New Guinea M 6.7  
Jun 28, 2007 Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea M 6.7  
Sep 26, 2007 New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea M 6.8  
Nov 22, 2007 Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea M 6.8  
Jun 23, 2009 New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea M 6.7  

 



Earthquake in Papua New Guinea on Feb 09, 2016

M6.4 earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea

Map showing the location of earthquake in Papua New Guinea on Feb 09, 2016
 

Historic Earthquakes in Papua New Guinea

Earthquakes in Papua New Guinea

Map shows the epicentres of all major Earthquakes in Papua New Guinea