Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hit in Eastern New Guinea Region, P.N.G.

- Time: 2024-03-26 at 17:49:36 UTC
            2024-03-27 at 03:49:36 Port Moresby
- Location: -5.30° LAT, 145.89° LON
- Magnitude: mb5.1
- Depth: 78 km 
- Provider: EMSC

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.1 earthquake in the eastern New Guinea region.

The earthquake occurred in an area associated with MODERATE and INCREASED seismic hazard exposure (blue and yellow alert) in our latest weekly earthquake forecast for the Indonesia region, on March 25, 2024, available here.

Picture 2: Latest earthquake forecast for the Indonesia region, posted on March 25, 2024.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far and no particular alert was issued.


* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports.

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