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A strong magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred at 19:43:54 (UTC) on Saturday, January 03, 2009, near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia, 150 km WNW of Manokwari, Papua, at a depth of 35 km.

Location 0.510°S, 132.783°E

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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 11:15:22 (UTC) on Tuesday, December 23, 2008,  in the Papua New Guinea region, 70 km (45 miles) WSW of Arawa, Bougainville,  Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 58.2 km.

Location     6.383°S, 154.935°E

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 16:00:06 (UTC) on Tuesday, October 28, 2008,   near the north coast of New Guinea region, 185 km  North of Madang,  Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 35 km.

Location     3.576°S, 145.865°E

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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 10:04:36 (UTC) on Thursday, October 23, 2008,   in the  Admiralty Islands region, 190 km WSW of Lorengau, Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of 10 km.

Location     2.611°S, 145.640°E

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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 06:54:06 (UTC) on Saturday, August 30, 2008,   in the  eastern New Guinea region, 70 km  NNE of Lae, New Guinea, at a depth of 56  km.

Location     6.194°S, 147.256°E

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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 03:12:30 (UTC) on Monday, January 07, 2008,   near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia,  10 km  NNW of Manokwari, Papua, Indonesia, at a depth of  35  km.

Location     0.817°S, 134.049°E

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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 18:55:01 (UTC) on Tuesday, January 01, 2008,   in the Eastern  New  Guinea region, 85 km  North from Lae, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of  47.9 km.

Location     5.972°S, 146.863°E

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Indonesia's eastern province of Papua has been hit by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The tremor, at a depth of 37 km (23 miles), had its epicentre 182 km (113 miles) west of Jayapura and hit at 4.11 PM local time (7.11 AM GMT) USGS said.
Indonesia sits across the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, one of the world's most seismically active areas.
There were no immediate reports of damage.

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A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred at 07:11:11 (UTC) on Saturday, December 22, 2007,   near the North coast of Papua, Indonesia,  180 km  West of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, at a depth of  36.6 km.

Location     2.418°S, 139.061°E

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A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 08:48:31 (UTC) on Thursday, November 22, 2007,   in the East New  Guinea region, 101 km  North from Lae, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of  77.5 km.

Location     5.843°S, 147.022°E


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