Series of Earthquakes Near Papua New Guinea

Series of  Earthquakes Near Papua New Guinea

Three earthquakes have hit the region near Papua New Guinea today with the largest one measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale. The most recent one, which hit at around 5:11 pm EST, measured 4.9. The first temblor hit at 6:30 am EST and measured 5.5 on the scale. The epicenter of that quake was 43 […]

Earthquakes Hit Papua New Guinea Area

Earthquakes Hit Papua New Guinea Area

A series of earthquakes has hit the Papua New Guinea area. The magnitudes were 5.3, 5.4, and 4.9. The 5.4, the highest magnitude of the series, hit 154km southwest of Panguna, a town and copper mine located on the island of Bougainville. It occurred at 12:30:20 (UTC). The 5.3 occurred 158km SW of this town, […]

Earthquake Hits Both Solomon Islands and China With Magnitudes 4.7 & 4.5

Earthquake Hits Both Solomon Islands and China With Magnitudes 4.7 & 4.5

An earthquake has hit both the Solomon Islands and China today, with respective magnitudes of 4.7 and 4.5. The first instance occurred at 14:29 UTC and the second at 10:58 UTC. The region in the Islands that is said to have been affected is 95km SSE of the township of Kirakira, the provincial capital of […]

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