Another quake in the "Ring of Fire"
5.5 in Papa New Guinea
2004/01/28 10:10 M 5.5 NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. Z= 33km 5.54S 151.81E
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A magnitude 5.5 earthquake IN THE NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. has occurred at: 5.54S 151.81E Depth 33km Wed Jan 28 10:10:25 2004 UTC
Time: Universal Time (UTC) Wed Jan 28 10:10:25 2004
Time Near Epicenter Wed Jan 28 20:10:25 2004
Eastern Standard Time (EST) Wed Jan 28 05:10:25 2004
Central Standard Time (CST) Wed Jan 28 04:10:25 2004
Mountain Standard Time (MST) Wed Jan 28 03:10:25 2004
Pacific Standard Time (PST) Wed Jan 28 02:10:25 2004
Alaska Standard Time (AST) Wed Jan 28 01:10:25 2004
Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Wed Jan 28 00:10:25 2004
Location with respect to nearby cities:
150 km (95 miles) SSW of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG (pop 17,000)
180 km (110 miles) SW of Taron, New Ireland, PNG
670 km (415 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2430 km (1510 miles) N of Brisbane, Australia
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