Strong Earthquake M5.6 Near Panguna, Papua New Guinea

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has been recorded near Panguna, Papua New Guinea on 28 April 2016 01:17:13. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 62km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea and at a depth of approximately 128.1 km. A provisional tsunami alert have been issued for the region following this earthquake. Other details about the earthquake were not immediately available, and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. We will update this report as soon as we have more information.

Below is a map showing the location of the earthquake and additional information pertaining to the exact location of the epicenter.

Magnitude: 5.6
Location: 62km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
Time in GMT: 28 April 2016 01:17:13
Latitude of Epicenter: -6.076
Longitude of Epicenter: 154.9688
Depth: 128.1 km

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