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A strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred at 23:38:55 (UTC) on Sunday, July 31, 2011, near the North Coast of the New Guinea region, 131 km East from Wewak, New Guinea, at a depth of 10 km.

Location   3.416°S, 144.837°E



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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 00:50:50 (UTC) on Monday, July 25, 2011, in the New Ireland region, 73 km South from Kavieng, at a depth of 34.5 km.

Location   3.213°S, 150.672°E



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Ed ~ Seems this  6.6 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea was a false alarm.



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6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea early this morning, but no tsunami warning has been issued.
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Tsunami alert after 6.5 quake off Papua New Guinea

A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck beneath the sea off Papua New Guinea today prompting a local tsunami alert, US seismologists said.
 There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at 4.37am AEST at a depth of 43 kilometres some 120 kilometres west of the island of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea

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A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 18:37:10 (UTC) on Sunday, May 15, 2011, in the Bougainville region, 122 km West from Arawa, at a depth of 43.2 km.

Location    6.157°S, 154.446°E



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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 01:14:43 (UTC) on Monday, December 13, 2010, in the Bougainville region, 40 km SSE of Arawa, at a depth of 144.8 km.

Location     6.563°S, 155.658°E

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A strong magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurred at 17:11:24 (UTC) on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, near the south coast of the Papua region, 105 km NNW of Dobo, at a depth of 12.3 km.

Location     4.920°S, 133.783°E

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A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred at 17:56:19 (UTC) on Friday, August 20, 2010, in the Bougainville region, 165 km WSW of Arawa, at a depth of 50.9 km.

Location     6.559°S, 154.088°E

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A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred at 07:15:33 (UTC) on Wednesday, August 04, 2010, in the Eastern New Guinea region, 115 km ESE of Madang, at a depth of 213.6 km.

Location     5.521°S, 146.793°E

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