Earthquake: Magnitude 4.6 – eastern New Guinea region, Papua New Guinea

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M4.6 Earthquake – eastern New Guinea region, Papua New Guinea

Preliminary Report

Magnitude

4.6

Date-Time

21 Jan 2021 02:56:23 UTC
21 Jan 2021 12:56:23 near epicenter
20 Jan 2021 18:56:23 standard time in your timezone

Location

5.586S, 146.481E

Depth

67 km

Distances

86.8 km (53.8 mi) ESE of Madang, Papua New Guinea
133.1 km (82.5 mi) ENE of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
138.1 km (85.6 mi) NNW of Lae, Papua New Guinea
179.8 km (111.4 mi) N of Bulolo, Papua New Guinea
195.5 km (121.2 mi) N of Wau, Papua New Guinea

Event ID

us 7000d1wr

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