A strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 20:04:00 (UTC) on Saturday, July 28, 2012, in the New Ireland region, 32 km SSE of Taron, at a depth of 66.7 km.

A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 00:59:34 (UTC) on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in the New Britain region, 48 km West of Kimbe, at a depth of 154 km.

A strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred at 07:13:50 (UTC) on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in the Eastern New Guinea region, 139 km North of Lae, at a depth of 208.2 km.

A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 16:15:55 (UTC) on Friday, April 06, 2012, in the New Guinea region, 52 km East from Taron, at a depth of 85.4 km.

A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 22:15:05 (UTC) on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in the New Guinea region, 63 km East from Goroka, at a depth of 105.9 km.

A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 17:56:19 (UTC) on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in the Papua, Indonesia region, 153 km SSW of Jayapura, at a depth of 66.9 km.

A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred at 21:13:11 (UTC) on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in the New Britain region, 178 km ENE from Kandrian, at a depth of 47.8 km.

A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred at 12:26:48 (UTC) on Monday, November 28, 2011, in the New Ireland region, 220 km WNW from Arawa, at a depth of 50.4 km.

A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 03:35:15 (UTC) on Friday, October 14, 2011, in the eastern New Guinea region, 103 km East of Lae, at a depth of 45.4 km.

A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 22:44:32 (UTC) on Monday, September 12, 2011, near the north coast of New Guinea, 44 km ESE from Wewak, at a depth of 34.9 km.