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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Airline Volga-Dnepr has completed a project in Papua — New

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Specialists Airline "Volga-Dnepr" completed a major project on the transport of industrial equipment in Papua — New Guinea, which is currently being developed by a large gas field. Within 103 days, until the project lasted, the An-124-100 "Ruslan" has made 88 takeoffs from Port Moresby and 88 landings on runway airfield alpine Como. In total, this time it was delivered more than 6,000 tons of equipment for gas processing plant to be built in the vicinity of Como, under the coordination of ExxonMobil.

Most of the transported equipment was a Monocargo, the average weight of each of which

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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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In Indonesia, there was a powerful earthquake

In Indonesia, there was a powerful earthquake Natural Disasters

According to the Indonesian Meteorological Service, morning June 1, 2012 in the province of Papua on the island of Papua Barat, Indonesia, an earthquake measuring 6.2. Event recorded at a depth of 18 km to 72 km to the southeast of the Tabr. The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake of magnitude 5.8. Data on victims or major damage have been reported, but local residents in panic from their homes and a few hours were outside for fear of possible aftershocks.

Indonesia is located in the Pacific volcanic ring

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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 Indonesian Papua quake 5.7

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15.05.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 5.7 shook the Indonesian region of Papua on Sunday, at 06:47 on grinvicheskomu time. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake lies at a depth of 86.80 km and had Coordinates: 3.06 degrees southern latitude and 139.67 degrees east longitude.

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In Papua — New Guinea erupting stratovolcano

January 23, 2013. Last week in Papua — New Guinea has begun eruption Tavurvur active stratovolcano. In the atmosphere of a cloud of smoke and ash.

Last Monday, the airport-current, which is located on the island of New Britain, which is part of Papua — New Guinea, was closed to incoming and outgoing flights. The restriction on flights will operate for an indefinite period of time, according to radio station "New Zilend international."

Vulcan Tavurvur located near the town of Rabaul. Altitude — 223 m Previous eruption eruption took place on 13 February 2009. October 7, 2006 there was a

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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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