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M6.0 earthquake - 29km SSW of Taron, PNG, Saturday, 15 December 2012 at 19:30 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 29km SSW of Taron, PNG on Saturday, 15 December 2012

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 29km SSW of Taron, PNG on Saturday, 15 December 2012
Date & time: Sat, 15 Dec 19:30:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:30 (Pacific/Port_Moresby)
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 55.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.7244°S / 152.964°E
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (98 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 15 Dec
Sat, 15 Dec 19:30 UTCM 6.1 / 46 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 15 Dec 19:30 UTCM 6.1 / 52 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Dec 19:30 UTCM 6.0 / 81 kmNew Ireland Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 15 Dec 19:30 UTCM 6.1 / 89 kmNew Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]BMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 18 Dec
Tue, 18 Dec 16:00 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (83 km)4.5 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Dec
Thu, 27 Dec 10:43 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (127 km)4.6 NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC

 

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