Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - 52km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Friday, 11 April 2014

Major magnitude. 7.1 earthquake - 57km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, April 11, 2014 18:07:21

Major magnitude. 7.1 earthquake  - 57km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, April 11, 2014 18:07:21

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 50 km depth

11 Apr 07:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Apr 2014 07:07:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Friday, April 11, 2014 18:07:21
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.6249°S / 155.0639°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bagana (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SW of Arawa (pop: 40,300)
256 km (159 mi) NW of Gizo (New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands) (pop: 6,150)
400 km (249 mi) SE of Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
419 km (261 mi) SE of Rabaul (pop: 8,070)
558 km (347 mi) ESE of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800)
652 km (405 mi) SE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500)
790 km (491 mi) ENE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200)
891 km (554 mi) E of Lae (pop: 76,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.165 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 7.150 km57km SW of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 7.260 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
M 7.467 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake 57km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, Friday, April 11, 2014 18:07:21

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (276 quakes):
  • 31 Mar 2016 17:12 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    181 km (112.5 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 30 Mar 2016 06:01 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Mar 2016 22:06 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 Feb 2016 16:19 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Monday, 8 February 2016 at 16:19 (GMT)
  • 31 Jan 2016 23:23 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 31 Jan 2016 23:03 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Jan 2016 22:24 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    96 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Jan 2016 03:22 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Jan 2016 04:48 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    116 km (72.1 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Jan 2016 09:09 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Jan 2016 16:22 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    99 km (61.5 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Jan 2016 05:39 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    96 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Dec 2015 01:51 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Dec 2015 01:51 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 Dec 2015 10:08 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2015 22:04 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (41 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • Show all

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Major magnitude. 7.1 earthquake - 57km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, April 11, 2014 18:07:21
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