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02 April 2023

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.1 NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA 02/04/2023 18:04 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.1 02/04/2023 18:04 NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has occurred NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA at:
4.36S 143.13E Depth 72km 02/04/2023 at 18:04:13 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
336 km ESE of Jayapura, Indonesia / pop: 134,000 / local time: Asia/Jayapura
38 km ESE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea / pop: 2,000 / local time: Pacific/Port_Moresby

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Manual location disseminated on 02/04/2023 18:15 (UTC)
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