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No Signs of Volcano Eruption Following 7.9 Quake

The Rabaul Volcanological Observatory says last weekend's 7.9-magnitude earthquake, although it was a big one, it didn't affect volcano readings and its system.
Senior Volcanologist, Ima Itikarai from the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory says the earthquake that struck most parts of the New Guinea Island region on Saturday night had a high possibility of triggering a volcano eruption.
 
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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 19:30:03 (UTC) on Saturday, December 15, 2012, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 29 km SSW of Taron, at a depth of 55.8 km.

Location   4.724°S, 152.964°E



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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 05:05:05 (UTC) on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 100 km ESE of Kimbe, at a depth of 21 km.

Location   5.872°S, 151.001°E



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A strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 00:03:36 (UTC) on Thursday, June 16, 2011, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 175 km East from Kandrian, at a depth of 21.5 km.

Location   5.994°S, 151.095°E



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A strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 21:24:53 (UTC) on Wednesday, March 09, 2011, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 15 km NNE from Kandrian, at a depth of 33 km.

Location   6.107°S, 149.581°E


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A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 03:12:10 (UTC) on Thursday, December 02, 2010, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 40 km ENE of Kandrian, at a depth of 34.8 km.

Location   6.059°S, 149.851°E

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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 09:01:06 (UTC) on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 70 km WNW of Kandrian, at a depth of 66.2 km.

Location   6.021°S, 148.957°E

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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 15:09:31 (UTC) on Sunday, August 15, 2010, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 149 km WNW from Kandrian, at a depth of 192.6 km.

Location   5.706°S, 148.291°E

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A major magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred at 22:01:47 (UTC) on Wednesday, August 04, 2010, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 142 km East from Kandrian, at a depth of 81 km.

Location   6.000°S, 150.800°E


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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 19:18:23 (UTC) on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea, 70 km SE of Kimbe, at a depth of 35.9 km.

Location   5.917°S, 150.681°E

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