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Robust earthquake strikes New Britain area, Papua New Guinea

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

Robust Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck New Britain area, Papua New Guinea at the moment.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.0
Date-Time 13 Feb 2021 15:33:58 UTC 14 Feb 2021 01:33:58 close to epicenter
Location 7.293S 149.397E
Depth 51 km
Distances 121.3 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 Uncertainty Horizontal: 9.0 km; Vertical 4.4 km
Parameters Nph = 69; Dmin = 1002.1 km; Rmss = 0.96 seconds; Gp = 43°

There have been no experiences of casualties or harm to this point. No tsunami warning was issued

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