2017-03-20 06:33:38 (m5.2) New Guinea, Papua New Guinea -5.3 143.6 (29192)

By Newsroom America Feeds at 20 Mar 2017

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Geographic coordinates: 5.304S, 143.580E Magnitude: 5.2 Depth: 109 km Universal Time (UTC): 20 Mar 2017 06:33:39 Time near the Epicenter: 20 Mar 2017 16:33:39 Local standard time in your area: 20 Mar 2017 01:33:39

Location with respect to nearby cities: 95 km (59 miles) NW (308 degrees) of Mount Hagen, New Guinea, PNG 192 km (119 miles) S (183 degrees) of Wewak, New Guinea, PNG 221 km (137 miles) WNW (293 degrees) of Goroka, New Guinea, PNG 411 km (255 miles) WNW (293 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG 611 km (380 miles) NW (319 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS ________________________________ event ID : us 20008t9d

This is a computer-generated message and has not yet been reviewed by a seismologist. For subsequent updates, maps, and technical information, see: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20008t9d or http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

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