6.7 magnitude earthquake 100 km from Kimbe, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea

2006-10-17 01:25:12 UTC

UTC time: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 01:25 AM
Your time: 2006-10-17T01:25:12Z
Magnitude Type: mwc
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 5 people


A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 01:25:12 UTC at 01:25
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.881, 150.982
100.2 km from Kimbe (62.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 32 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 03:40:37 UTC at 03:40
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.889, 151.05
107.2 km from Kimbe (66.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

C

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 03:41:46 UTC at 03:41
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.87, 151.123
114.2 km from Kimbe (71.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

D

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 04:20:17 UTC at 04:20
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.9, 151.034
106.2 km from Kimbe (66.2 miles)

Depth: 27 km

E

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 06:10:46 UTC at 06:10
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.789, 151.094
109.2 km from Kimbe (67.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

F

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 08:18:54 UTC at 08:18
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.923, 151.013
105.2 km from Kimbe (65.2 miles)

Depth: 13 km

G

5.4 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 08:58:25 UTC at 08:58
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.806, 151.067
106.2 km from Kimbe (66.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

H

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 09:51:30 UTC at 09:51
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.967, 151.026
108.2 km from Kimbe (67.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

I

4.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 10:20:24 UTC at 10:20
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.685, 150.882
83.2 km from Kimbe (52.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 81 km

J

4.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-10-17 14:55:22 UTC at 14:55
October 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.547, 150.905
84.2 km from Kimbe (52.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 48 km