7.4 magnitude earthquake 53 km from Kandrian, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea

1987-10-16 20:48:01 UTC

UTC time: Friday, October 16, 1987 20:48 PM
Your time: 1987-10-16T20:48:01Z
Magnitude Type: mw
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
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A

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-16 20:48:01 UTC at 20:48
October 16, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.266, 149.06
53.2 km from Kandrian (33.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 47 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-16 21:40:42 UTC at 21:40
October 16, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.421, 149.146
49.2 km from Kandrian (30.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 59 km

C

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-16 22:27:42 UTC at 22:27
October 16, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.529, 149.253
47.2 km from Kandrian (29.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 57 km

D

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-16 22:48:00 UTC at 22:48
October 16, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.198, 149.568
3.2 km from Kandrian (2.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

E

4.4 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-16 23:38:32 UTC at 23:38
October 16, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.304, 149.632
15.2 km from Kandrian (9.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

F

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-17 00:45:42 UTC at 00:45
October 17, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.363, 149.323
29.2 km from Kandrian (18.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 51 km

G

4.2 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-17 02:54:15 UTC at 02:54
October 17, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.453, 149.377
32.2 km from Kandrian (20.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

H

4.4 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-17 03:32:58 UTC at 03:32
October 17, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.452, 149.486
27.2 km from Kandrian (17.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 48 km

I

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-17 04:17:19 UTC at 04:17
October 17, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.326, 149.348
24.2 km from Kandrian (15.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 51 km

J

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-17 07:43:38 UTC at 07:43
October 17, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.369, 149.429
21.2 km from Kandrian (13.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 42 km