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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 68km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 19 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 59km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 19 April 2014

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 7.5 quake: 75km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, 19 Apr 2014 13:27, which followed after 12 hours.
Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 59km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 19 April 2014
19 Apr 01:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 19 April 2014 01:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:04:03
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 24.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.6787°S / 155.0854°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Loloru (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) W of Buin (pop: 800)
73 km (45 mi) SW of Arawa (pop: 40,300)
145 km (90 mi) W of Taro (pop: 0)
146 km (91 mi) SE of Buka (pop: 0)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 19 Apr 01:04 UTCM 6.6 / 36 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Sat, 19 Apr 01:04 UTCM 6.7 / 48 kmBOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:04:03 (19 Apr 01:04:03 UTC)M 6.6 / 24.4 km59km SW of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sat, 19 Apr 01:04 UTCM 7.0 / 50 kmBougainville Island Region, PNGGeoAu

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 59km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 19 April 2014

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