Friday, September 09, 2005


Pretty close to the shore of the island...probably some local waves but it's a sparsely popularted region.

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake IN THE NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. has occurred at:
4.54S 153.40E Depth 91km Fri Sep 9 07:26:44 2005 UTC

Location with respect to nearby cities:
40 km (25 miles) E of Taron, New Ireland, PNG (pop N/A)
140 km (85 miles) ESE of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG (pop 17,000)
870 km (540 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2535 km (1580 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia


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