Saturday, December 31, 2011

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 31st Dec 2011

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck New Guinea, Papua New Guinea at a depth of 37.5 km (23.3 miles), the quake hit at 00:24:26 UTC Saturday 31st December 2011.
The epicenter was 158 km (89 miles) North of Lake Murray, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
No Tsunami Warning Issued - No Reports of Injuries or Damage at this time

Note: USGS has this earthquake listed as a 4.9 Magnitude - Data from the stations measure this earthquake from a 4.7 - 5.9 Magnitude with the majority surpassing 5.1 magnitude