Papua New Guinea – M 5.0 – Moderate deep earthquake just in front of the eastern coast

Earthquake Report comment :
A very active seismic area, constantly shaken by sometimes powerful earthquakes.
This one is a moderate earthquake, but the epicenter is located only 10 km from small coastal towns like Bandit, Baru, Sel and Seure. No damage or injuries is expected from this deep earthquake.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Thursday, August 05, 2010 at 06:45:28 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 97 km
Geo-location(s) :
105 km (65 miles) ESE of Madang, New Guinea, PNG

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS historic earthquakes map

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