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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 23:15:24 (UTC) on Saturday, April 17, 2010, in the Eastern New Guinea region, 30 km East of Lae, at a depth of 66.2 km.

Location     6.744°S, 147.259°E


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A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 22:28:22 (UTC) on Monday, February 01, 2010,  in the Bougainville region, 125 km West of Arawa, at a depth of 74.7 km.

Location     6.145°S, 154.413°E

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 01:42:24 (UTC) on Saturday, July 25, 2009, in the Bougainville region, about 75 km WSW of Arawa, at a depth of 35 km.

Location       6.478°S, 154.930°E

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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 20:10:44 (UTC) on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, in the New Ireland region, about 105 km SSW of Kavieng, at a depth of 19.5 km.

Location       3.418°S, 150.424°E

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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 01:26:27 (UTC) on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, in the New Britain region, about 65 km West of Kimbe, at a depth of 92.3 km.

Location       5.637°S, 149.565°E


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A strong magnitude 6.3  earthquake occurred at 03:54:59 (UTC) on Wednesday, April 01, 2009, near the north coast New Guinea, PNG, 60 km  East of Wewak, New Guinea, at a depth of 10 km.

Location 3.516°S, 144.191°E

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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 22:48:29 (UTC) on Tuesday, January 06, 2009, near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia, 75 km WNW of Manokwari, Papua, at a depth of 30.9 km.

Location 0.659°S, 133.426°E

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A series of powerful earthquakes at dawn Sunday killed at least four people and injured dozens more in remote eastern Indonesia, cutting power lines and destroying buildings.

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at  07:14:00 (UTC) on Sunday, January 04, 2009, near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia, 160 km WNW of Manokwari, Papua, at a depth of 35 km.

Location 0.387°S, 132.748°E


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An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 has rocked eastern Indonesia, meteorologists say.
The tremor struck south-west of Manokwari, West Papua province, at 04:43 on Sunday (19:43 GMT), the US Geological Survey said.
Residents ran outdoors and to higher ground, but a tsunami alert was withdrawn within an hour.

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