6.8 magnitude earthquake 87 km from Kandrian, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea

1988-07-05 20:32:07 UTC

UTC time: Tuesday, July 05, 1988 20:32 PM
Your time: 1988-07-05T20:32:07Z
Magnitude Type: mw
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
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A

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1988-07-05 20:32:07 UTC at 20:32
July 05, 1988 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.964, 148.78
87.2 km from Kandrian (54.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 53 km

Aftershocks:
B

5.6 magnitude earthquake

1988-07-06 01:48:42 UTC at 01:48
July 06, 1988 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.076, 148.789
83.2 km from Kandrian (52.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 67 km

C

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1988-07-06 05:44:20 UTC at 05:44
July 06, 1988 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.104, 148.699
93.2 km from Kandrian (57.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 33 km

D

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1988-07-08 15:16:47 UTC at 15:16
July 08, 1988 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.077, 148.795
83.2 km from Kandrian (51.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 64 km