7.6 magnitude earthquake 157 km from Kokopo, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea

1983-03-18 09:05:50 UTC

UTC time: Friday, March 18, 1983 09:05 AM
Your time: 1983-03-18T09:05:50Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 09:05:50 UTC at 09:05
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.883, 153.581
157.2 km from Kokopo (97.2 miles)

Depth: 88 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 10:17:55 UTC at 10:17
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.935, 153.758
177.2 km from Kokopo (110.2 miles)

Depth: 77 km

C

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 17:50:14 UTC at 17:50
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.687, 153.576
150.2 km from Kokopo (93.2 miles)

Depth: 97 km

D

4.6 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 17:56:33 UTC at 17:56
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.647, 153.615
153.2 km from Kokopo (95.2 miles)

Depth: 104 km

E

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 19:55:49 UTC at 19:55
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.181, 154.05

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 119 km

F

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 20:04:40 UTC at 20:04
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.96, 153.718
174.2 km from Kokopo (108.2 miles)

Depth: 80 km

G

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 21:42:11 UTC at 21:42
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.785, 153.564
152.2 km from Kokopo (94.2 miles)

Depth: 95 km

H

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 22:54:04 UTC at 22:54
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.854, 153.658
164.2 km from Kokopo (102.2 miles)

Depth: 93 km

I

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-18 23:46:20 UTC at 23:46
March 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.597, 153.572
147.2 km from Kokopo (91.2 miles)

Depth: 100 km

J

4.0 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-19 18:35:51 UTC at 18:35
March 19, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.593, 153.288
178.2 km from Kokopo (110.2 miles)

Depth: 25 km