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

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 1 earthquake in the past 7 days
  • 23 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 340 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Papua New Guinea:


A
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

B

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

C

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

D
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

E

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

F

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

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

H

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 14:37:39 UTC at 14:37
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.59, 155.054
56.2 km from Panguna (35.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 49 km

I
1979-09-12 05:17:51 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 5 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 05:17:51 UTC at 05:17
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.679, 136.04
55.2 km from Biak (34.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 5 km

J

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1931-10-03 19:13:22 UTC at 19:13
October 03, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.117, 161.11
114.2 km from Kirakira (71.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 15 km