According to the official determination of China Seismological Network, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea at 1:8 on July 12, Beijing Time (3:8 on July 12, local time). The focal depth of the earthquake was 510 km, the epicenter was located at 4.65 degrees south latitude and 155.27 degrees east longitude.
Surrounding Cities: There is a large and medium-sized city within 200 km of the epicenter, most recently Arawa, about 179 km from the epicenter.
The epicentre topography: the average elevation within 5 km of the epicentre is about - 1461 M.
Source: Responsible Editor of China Seismological Network: Youyuanyuan_NO4712