Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Occurred in New Britain Region, P.N.G.

- Time: 2024-04-15 at 10:43:27 UTC
             2024-04-15 at 20:43:27 Port Moresby
- Location: -5.23° LAT, 151.89° LON
- Magnitude: Mww5.4
- Depth: 51 km
- Provider: USGS


Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.4 earthquake in the New Britain Region, P.N.G.

The earthquake occurred in an area where we announced INCREASED seismic hazard exposure (yellow alert) in our latest weekly earthquake forecast for the Indonesia region, on April 15, 2024, available here.


Picture 2: Picture showing increased seismic hazard exposure in the region of the earthquake.

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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