Strong earthquake strikes New Britain region, Papua New Guinea

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Strong earthquake strikes New Britain region, Papua New Guinea
Strong earthquake strikes New Britain region, Papua New Guinea
Written by Harry Johnson

New Britain rocked by strong earthquake

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  • Earthquake rocks New Britain
  • Magnitude 6.0 quake rocks Papua New Guinea
  • Quake strikes 75 miles of Kandrian

Strong Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck New Britain region, Papua New Guinea today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude6.0
Date-Time13 Feb 2021 15:33:58 UTC 14 Feb 2021 01:33:58 near epicenter
Location7.293S 149.397E
Depth51 km
Distances121.3 km (75.2 mi) S of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea 207.3 km (128.5 mi) NE of Popondetta, Papua New Guinea 209.4 km (129.8 mi) SSW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea 272.7 km (169.1 mi) ESE of Lae, Papua New Guinea 296.0 km (183.5 mi) E of Wau, Papua New Guinea
Location UncertaintyHorizontal: 9.0 km; Vertical 4.4 km
ParametersNph = 69; Dmin = 1002.1 km; Rmss = 0.96 seconds; Gp = 43°

There were no reports of casualties or damage so far. No tsunami warning was issued

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