7.2 magnitude earthquake 122 km from Finschhafen, Morobe, Papua New Guinea

1997-12-22 02:05:50 UTC

UTC time: Monday, December 22, 1997 02:05 AM
Your time: 1997-12-22T02:05:50Z
Magnitude Type: mwc
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
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A

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1997-12-22 02:05:50 UTC at 02:05
December 22, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.495, 147.867
122.2 km from Finschhafen (76.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 179 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-12-22 20:51:45 UTC at 20:51
December 22, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.962, 148.231
81.2 km from Finschhafen (50.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 86 km

C

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1997-12-23 03:05:30 UTC at 03:05
December 23, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.063, 147.182
76.2 km from Lae (47.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 65 km

D

3.8 magnitude earthquake

1997-12-23 03:44:37 UTC at 03:44
December 23, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.79, 147.1
103.2 km from Lae (64.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km