7.0 magnitude earthquake 53 km from Aitape, Sandaun, Papua New Guinea

1998-07-17 08:49:13 UTC

UTC time: Friday, July 17, 1998 08:49 AM
Your time: 1998-07-17T08:49:13Z
Magnitude Type: mwc
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 08:49:13 UTC at 08:49
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.961, 141.926
53.2 km from Aitape (32.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.4 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 09:02:05 UTC at 09:02
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.89, 142.202
34.2 km from Aitape (21.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

C

5.6 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 09:09:31 UTC at 09:09
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.895, 142.098
41.2 km from Aitape (25.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

D

5.9 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 09:10:02 UTC at 09:10
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.892, 142.355
28.2 km from Aitape (17.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

E

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 09:19:13 UTC at 09:19
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.567, 142.357
64.2 km from Aitape (40.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

F

4.1 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 09:29:13 UTC at 09:29
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.809, 141.877
66.2 km from Aitape (41.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

G

4.5 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 09:40:07 UTC at 09:40
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.919, 142.2
31.2 km from Aitape (19.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

H

3.5 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 09:53:03 UTC at 09:53
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.726, 141.861
66.2 km from Vanimo (41.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

I

4.3 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 10:02:10 UTC at 10:02
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.921, 142.001
47.2 km from Aitape (29.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km

J

3.3 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-17 10:12:22 UTC at 10:12
July 17, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.776, 142.011
57.2 km from Aitape (35.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 10 km