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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

On May 5th there was a magnitude 7.5 earthquake south-southwest of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. Kokopo is on the northeastern tip of the island of New Britain (30km southeast of the city of Rabaul), in the province of East New Britain. The Papua New Guinea region is very active seismically; 36 M 7+ events have occurred within 250 km of the May 5, 2015 earthquake over the past century.  Read More

Nepal

Nepal

Nepal

Nepal

Nepal

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April 25th. The nearest city is Lamjung (34km/21mi) WNW of the quake zone. The capital, Kathmandu, is 77km/48mi SE of the zone. Multiple aftershocks continue throughout the region, resulting in avalanches and a death toll over 3000.  Read More