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Earthquake Hazards Program

Earthquake Location

Magnitude 6.7 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 01:25:12 UTC

World Location Earthquake Location
Earthquake Location
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Earthquake Location
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Map of PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Map of PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

 


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