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

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 0 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 40 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea:


A

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2019-05-06 21:19:35 UTC at 21:19
May 06, 2019 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.977, 146.44
33.2 km from Bulolo (20.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 126 km

B

7.5 magnitude earthquake

2018-02-25 17:44:43 UTC at 17:44
February 25, 2018 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.068, 142.768
26.2 km from Tari (16.2 miles)

New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 23 km

C

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2011-12-14 05:04:58 UTC at 05:04
December 14, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.551, 146.809
25.2 km from Wau (15.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 135 km

D

7.6 magnitude earthquake

2002-09-08 18:44:23 UTC at 18:44
September 08, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.302, 142.945
66.2 km from Aitape (41.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 13 km

E

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2000-11-17 21:01:56 UTC at 21:01
November 17, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.496, 151.781
137.2 km from Kokopo (85.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

F

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2000-11-16 07:42:16 UTC at 07:42
November 16, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.233, 153.102
134.2 km from Kokopo (83.2 miles)

Depth: 30 km

G

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

H
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

I

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1992-05-15 07:05:05 UTC at 07:05
May 15, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.075, 147.572
66.2 km from Finschhafen (41.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 58 km

J

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1989-12-07 13:38:44 UTC at 13:38
December 07, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.436, 146.383
59.2 km from Kainantu (37.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 104 km



A

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1987-02-08 18:33:58 UTC at 18:33
February 08, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.088, 147.689
60.2 km from Finschhafen (37.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 54 km

B

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1986-06-24 03:11:30 UTC at 03:11
June 24, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.448, 143.943
44.2 km from Angoram (27.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 102 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
1971-01-10 07:17:05 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 30 km depth
Abepura, Papua, Indonesia

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1971-01-10 07:17:05 UTC at 07:17
January 10, 1971 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.184, 139.722
120.2 km from Abepura (74.2 miles)

Papua, Indonesia

Depth: 30 km

E

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1968-10-23 21:04:44 UTC at 21:04
October 23, 1968 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.33, 143.286
45.2 km from Wewak (28.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 15 km

F

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1963-02-26 20:14:10 UTC at 20:14
February 26, 1963 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.523, 146.308
49.2 km from Wau (30.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 186 km

G

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1938-05-12 15:39:06 UTC at 15:39
May 12, 1938 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.154, 147.634
55.2 km from Finschhafen (34.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 35 km

H

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1931-08-07 02:11:44 UTC at 02:11
August 07, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.417, 142.077
43.2 km from Aitape (26.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 35 km

I

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1935-09-20 05:23:11 UTC at 05:23
September 20, 1935 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.776, 142.64
52.2 km from Ambunti (32.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 35 km

J

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1935-09-20 01:46:43 UTC at 01:46
September 20, 1935 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.824, 141.416
128.2 km from Aitape (79.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 30 km



A

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1918-07-03 06:52:08 UTC at 06:52
July 03, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.211, 143.404
45.2 km from Wewak (28.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 15 km

B

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1920-02-02 11:22:24 UTC at 11:22
February 02, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.967, 152.017
73.2 km from Kokopo (45.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

C

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1920-05-13 01:48:44 UTC at 01:48
May 13, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.65, 144.0
42.2 km from Wewak (26.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 25 km

D

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1925-06-09 13:40:23 UTC at 13:40
June 09, 1925 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.015, 143.467
54.2 km from Wewak (33.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 25 km

E
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

F
1916-01-13 08:20:32 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 35 km depth
Nabire, Papua, Indonesia

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1916-01-13 08:20:32 UTC at 08:20
January 13, 1916 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.987, 138.011
287.2 km from Nabire (178.2 miles)

Near S Coast Of Papua, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km

G

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1916-01-01 13:20:49 UTC at 13:20
January 01, 1916 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.739, 152.548
53.2 km from Kokopo (33.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

H

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1917-07-29 21:52:32 UTC at 21:52
July 29, 1917 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.687, 141.572
105.2 km from Aitape (65.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 35 km

I

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