An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter lay at a depth of 98 km and was 44 km from the nearest settlement.
Angoram, Papua New Guinea
44.7 km (27.8 mi) SWPopulation: 1,604
Wewak, Papua New Guinea
91.9 km (57.1 mi) SSEPopulation: 18,230
Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
172.0 km (106.9 mi) NNWPopulation: 33,623
Mendi, Papua New Guinea
197.8 km (122.9 mi) NPopulation: 26,252
Madang, Papua New Guinea
241.1 km (149.8 mi) WNWPopulation: 27,419
Papua New Guinea is a state in Oceania, in the southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean, occupies the eastern part of the island of New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago, the northern part of the Solomon Islands, the D’Entrecasto Island, and others.