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17 December 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 8.0 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. 17/12/2016 10:51 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 8.0 17/12/2016 10:51 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.

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A magnitude 8.0 earthquake has occurred NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. at:
4.52S 153.46E Depth 100km 17/12/2016 at 10:51:11 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2551 km N Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 20:51:11.7 2016-12-17)
133 km E Kokopo (pop 26273, local time 20:51:11.7 2016-12-17)
886 km NE Port moresby (pop 283733, local time 20:51:11.7 2016-12-17)

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Manual location disseminated on 17/12/2016 11:14 (UTC)
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