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December 17, 2016 (10:51:12 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.9 Papua New Guinea

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake has occurred east of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. The earthquake occurred 132.8 km (82.5 mi) east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 103.2 km (64 miles). There are no current tsunami warnings in effect.

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