Strong earthquake near Wewak, Papua New Guinea - NO damage or injuries

Earthquake overview : A strong earthquake at intermediate depth occurred at 08:44 local time at only 44 km of Wewak, Papua New Guinea "I have Felt it" Reports --> see below + Let us know how you have felt this earthquake To read the full story as it happened, we advise our readers to … [Read more...]

Very strong deep earthquake under Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea

A very strong earthquake (luckily) at an intermediate depth occurred  around noon (local time) in the South-Western part of Bougainville island. The earthquake was certainly felt by all people on the island and even on the neighboring islands. The bigger depth makes the FEEL radius a lot bigger … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list September 19, 2010

M 5.0      2010/09/19 15:03    Depth 52.7 km     EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA 50 km from Umboi Island (earthquake from yesterday) and 95 km from Lae M 4.8      2010/09/19 14:03    Depth 34.2 km     IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION Moderate earthquake in the trench. M 4.8 … [Read more...]

Moderate earthquake under a dormant PNG volcano

Earthquake Report comment : Moderate but shallow earthquake under Umboi Volcano on Unboi island in Papua New Guinea. The nearest village in this otherwise almost entire wilderness area is Marli. As this is a small village, houses are mostly constructed with natural products like wood. Even if they … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list September 6, 2010

M 5.0      2010/09/06 20:58   Depth 35.3 km     VANUATU Aftershock of the M 7.3 earthquake in the same area on August 10. Not dangerous M 5.2      2010/09/06 17:15   Depth 131.3 km     SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA Harmless because of the depth. Epicenter near Kota Agung, Sumatra.  … [Read more...]