7.9 magnitude earthquake 56 km from Panguna, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

1975-07-20 14:37:39 UTC

UTC time: Sunday, July 20, 1975 14:37 PM
Your time: 1975-07-20T14:37:39Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

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

Aftershocks:
B

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 15:12:13 UTC at 15:12
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.026, 155.427
78.2 km from Panguna (48.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

C

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 15:24:16 UTC at 15:24
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.073, 154.412
145.2 km from Panguna (90.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

D

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 15:35:47 UTC at 15:35
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.809, 154.597
112.2 km from Panguna (69.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 54 km

E

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 16:08:32 UTC at 16:08
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.841, 154.789
96.2 km from Panguna (59.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

F

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 16:14:01 UTC at 16:14
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.942, 154.959
90.2 km from Panguna (56.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 31 km

G

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 16:34:38 UTC at 16:34
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.824, 154.464
126.2 km from Panguna (78.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

H

4.6 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 16:45:07 UTC at 16:45
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.352, 154.575
100.2 km from Panguna (62.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 28 km

I

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 17:00:48 UTC at 17:00
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.956, 154.434
136.2 km from Panguna (84.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 40 km

J

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 17:10:51 UTC at 17:10
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.939, 154.832
99.2 km from Panguna (61.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 24 km