2017-06-17 22:50:32 (m5.0) New Britain Region, P.n.g. -5.6 151.8 (29192)

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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. Geographic coordinates: 5.592S, 151.769E Magnitude: 5.0 Depth: 35 km Universal Time (UTC): 17 Jun 2017 22:50:33 Time near the Epicenter: 18 Jun 2017 08:50:33 Local standard time in your area: 17 Jun 2017 17:50:33

Location with respect to nearby cities: 160 km (99 miles) SSW (197 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG 257 km (160 miles) ENE (74 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG 353 km (219 miles) SSE (162 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG 543 km (337 miles) ENE (77 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG 663 km (412 miles) NE (50 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS ________________________________ event ID : us 20009ncg

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/us20009ncg or http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

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