Double earthquakes strike New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea

July 25, 2011Papua New GuineaDouble earthquakes, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake and a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck the New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea. Both of the offshore quakes struck less than 35 km in depth and were about 63 km (39 miles) SW (217°) from Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG. There have been no initial reports of injuries. –The Extinction Protocol
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5 Responses to Double earthquakes strike New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea

  1. luisport says:

    Andy Logan
    @Andykins101 Andy Logan
    Guys the epicnter was at near Subic whre half of Pinatubo is,the water at the crater turned brown,dati hue tinged dw.lakas lindol sa Angeles
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    RhenzBryan: RT @ARANoid: RT @juansuing: Remember that the 1990 Luzon earthquake triggered the Pinatubo eruption in 1991. Scary. – SCAAARY as hell!
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  2. Grace says:

    Two quakes on Eastern coast of Kamchatka, Russia within past few hours, a 5.8 at 43km and a 5.4 at 55km. Also, yesterday there were 4 between 4.8 and 5.2 around Honshu, Japan.
    Alvin, do you think there will be a stronger event here soon? I read that geologists feel that the stress from the March event has not been released yet. Your thoughts would be much appreciated, thanks.

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    • Grace, the Alaskan region is one of the most dangerous on the planet. It has traditionally produced some of the largest earthquakes on record and their is a tectonic anomaly under Alaska involving mantle movement. The planet is only growing more stressful and seismically resonate and this will continue to be the case into the future.

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