Magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea Natural Disasters

An earthquake measuring 6.7 at a depth of 42 kilometers occurred near Finshafen in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter was located 103 kilometers east of the city of Lae, New Guinea, 184 kilometers southwest of Kandrian, New Britain, and 323 kilometers from the capital of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby.

Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern part of the island of New Guinea and the islands adjacent to it. The country is located on the border of two tectonic plates, the Australian and quietly ocean, and is part of the

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Landslides in Papua — New Guinea

Landslides in Papua — New Guinea Natural Disasters

In the central mountainous part of Papua — New Guinea landslide occurred. Reported 40 dead and 20 missing local villages, located near the town of Mendi. According to the energy minister, in two villages in disaster occurred at night, so that people do not have time to wake up and escape. The dead included many children.

In a landslide formed a trench length of 1.5 kilometers, which cut off all possible transport links to the affected region and difficult evacuation. Within a radius of a kilometer in the forest found the huge

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Large-scale earthquake in Papua New Guinea

Large-scale earthquake in Papua New Guinea Natural Disasters

In Papua New Guinea in 5:04:56 am on December 14, an earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude. The epicenter was 89 miles south-southwest of Lae, New Guinea, 123 km north-east of Kerem, New Guinea, and 221 km to the gray-north-west of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), an earthquake measuring 7.1-magnitude epicenter depth was 121.2 km. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the power of 7.3 points and a depth of 126km.

The biggest disaster after these earthquakes can be landslides that contribute to tropical forest, hills and

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A powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea Natural Disasters

According to the Geological Surveying and Mapping USA, April 17, 2012 in Papua New Guinea was a major earthquake of magnitude 7. The epicenter was located in the north of the 141 km from one of the largest cities and the industrial port of Lae at a depth of 200 kilometers. Pacific Centre for disaster prevention, along with the Australian Centre reported that signs of a devastating tsunami following an earthquake followed.

"The lack of a tsunami warning because the quake occurred at a considerable depth, despite the fact that a

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In Papua — New Guinea Earthquake 5.5

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06.01.2011, 9:19:56 Washington in Papua — New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 5.5.

According to the National Geological Service of the U.S., the epicenter of the quake was located 180 km west-southwest of the town of Wewak. The earthquake was located at a depth of 111 km. Of deaths and injuries were reported.

 

Papua — New Guinea is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault), characterized by high seismic activity. Earthquakes in this country occur regularly. In December 2010. Here there were three earthquakes, the strongest of which was magnitude 6.9 on December

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In Papua — New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 5.1.

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12.02.2011, Washington 15:33:37 In Papua — New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 5.1. According to the National Geological Service of the U.S., the epicenter of the quake was located at a distance of 160 km to the west-south-west of the Arava. The earthquake was located at a depth of 58.1 km. Of deaths and injuries were reported.

Papua — New Guinea is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault), characterized by high seismic activity. Earthquakes in this country occur regularly. In December 2010. Here there were three earthquakes, the strongest of which was magnitude 6.9 on

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Off the coast of Papua New Guinea earthquake with magnitude 6.7

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred on Friday off the coast of New Guinea island, part of the State of Papua New Guinea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 09.38 local time (07.38 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 53 kilometers, the epicenter of the quake was at a distance of 104 kilometers to the east of the village of LEI.

About destroyed or damaged in the earthquake were reported.

No tsunami threat.

Source: RIA "Novosti".

6.8 earthquake off the coast of Papua New Guinea

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MOSCOW, August 1 — RIA Novosti. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred on Monday off the coast of New Guinea island, part of the State of Papua New Guinea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 09.38 local time (03.38 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 16.8 kilometers, the epicenter of the quake was at a distance of 131 km to the east of Wewak — the administrative center of the province of East Sepik.

About destroyed or damaged in the earthquake were reported. Information about the threat of

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In Papua — New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 6.6

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16.06.11.V Papua New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 6.6. Earthquakes have been recorded at 115 km from Kimbo, a regional center province of West New Britain. The earthquake was located at a depth of 21.5 km. Reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to available data, the loss of life and yet, as a tsunami warning was not followed.

Papua — New Guinea is one of the most seismically active regions in the world, earthquakes are occurring regularly.

Source: RBC

In the east of Papua New Guinea's 5.8 magnitude earthquake

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on Friday at 23:43 Moscow time in the east of Papua New Guinea. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was located 54 kilometers south-west of Lae — Morobe provincial capital and second largest city of the country. Hearth lies at a depth of about one kilometer. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Because of the many volcanoes, including underwater, this seismically active part of the world ocean called Pacific Ring of Fire. Tectonic fault runs through Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines,

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