1999 Papa New Guinea earthquake
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Date June 19, 1999
Time 0352 UTC
Duration 24 seconds
Magnitude 5.9
Depth 22 km
Epicenter near the central islands
Type Thrust
Areas affected Papa New Guinea
Total damages $43 million
Maximum intensity VI
Foreshocks 0
Aftershocks 4
Total casualties 7

This event was a magnitude 5.9 thrust type event that struck near the central islands of the south pacific nation. 7 people died in the event, and there were 4 aftershocks after the main shock had occurred. Total damages were equal to $43 million.

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