A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 03:15:47 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 167.17 km (104 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-16 05:15:47 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 151.7896 East, latitude -4.7193 South, depth 167.17 km.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul, Kokopo.
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