Earthquake Information

February 25, 2018 (17:44:44 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.5 Papua New Guinea

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred 33 kilometers (20 miles) southwest of Tari, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Papua New Guinea is located on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, to the east of Indonesia. It is home to about 7 million people.

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