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22 January 2017

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 8.0 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. 22/01/2017 04:30 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 8.0 22/01/2017 04:30 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.

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A magnitude 8.0 earthquake has occurred BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. at:
6.23S 155.08E Depth 167km 22/01/2017 at 04:30:25 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2371 km N Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)
53 km W Arawa (pop 40266, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)
46 km W Panguna (pop 2916, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)
942 km E Port moresby (pop 283733, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)

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Manual location disseminated on 22/01/2017 04:43 (UTC)
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