6.8 magnitude earthquake 89 km from Kandrian, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea

1973-01-18 09:28:14 UTC

UTC time: Thursday, January 18, 1973 09:28 AM
Your time: 1973-01-18T09:28:14Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
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A

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1973-01-18 09:28:14 UTC at 09:28
January 18, 1973 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.868, 149.993
89.2 km from Kandrian (55.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 43 km

Aftershocks:
B

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1973-01-19 01:37:03 UTC at 01:37
January 19, 1973 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.916, 150.182
106.2 km from Kandrian (66.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 48 km

C

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1973-01-20 18:15:06 UTC at 18:15
January 20, 1973 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.893, 150.091
97.2 km from Kandrian (60.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 40 km