Papua New Guinea has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 1 earthquake in the past 24 hours
  • 6 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 25 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 305 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Papua New Guinea:

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A

8.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-04-01 20:39:58 UTC at 20:39
April 01, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.466, 157.043
45.2 km from Gizo (28.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 24 km

B

8.0 magnitude earthquake

2000-11-16 04:54:56 UTC at 04:54
November 16, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.98, 152.169
23.2 km from Rabaul (14.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

C
1996-02-17 05:59:30 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1996-02-17 05:59:30 UTC at 05:59
February 17, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.891, 136.952
101.2 km from Biak (63.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

D

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1971-07-26 01:23:22 UTC at 01:23
July 26, 1971 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.817, 153.172
113.2 km from Kokopo (70.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

E

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1971-07-14 06:11:30 UTC at 06:11
July 14, 1971 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.524, 153.85
201.2 km from Panguna (124.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

F
1914-05-26 14:22:47 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1914-05-26 14:22:47 UTC at 14:22
May 26, 1914 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.829, 136.943
119.2 km from Biak (74.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 15 km

G

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1906-09-14 16:04:43 UTC at 16:04
September 14, 1906 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.249, 147.281
61.2 km from Lae (38.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 35 km