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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 96km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 96km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 96km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, 7 May 2014
Date & time: Wed, 7 May 04:20:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, May 07, 2014 14:20:33
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.9499°S / 154.8797°E
Nearest volcano: Loloru (95 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 7 May
Wed, 7 May 04:20 UTCM 6.0 / 36 kmSolomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 7 May 04:20 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 7 May 04:20 UTCM 6.2 / 80 kmNear Bougainville Island[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 7 May 04:45 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (104 km)105km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 7 May 12:48 UTCM 4.8 / 50 km - [info] (99 km)4.8 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 8 May
Thu, 8 May 03:23 UTCM 4.9 / 20.4 km - [info] (97 km)Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 9 May
Fri, 9 May 05:34 UTCM 4.6 / 72.2 km - [info] (118 km)Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 9 May 21:51 UTCM 5.1 / 33.2 km - [info] (106 km)109km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 10 May
Sat, 10 May 05:56 UTCM 4.5 / 52.1 km - [info] (139 km)144km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 10 May 19:46 UTCM 4.9 / 44.6 km - [info] (52 km)70km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 11 May
Sun, 11 May 15:32 UTCM 4.9 / 61 km - [info] (48 km)[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 11 May 15:32 UTCM 5.1 / 61.2 km - [info] (48 km)57km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 12 May
Mon, 12 May 05:08 UTCM 4.9 / 81.1 km - [info] (60 km)72km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 13 May
Tue, 13 May 10:36 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] (50 km)72km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 13 May 10:38 UTCM 4.7 / 72 km - [info] (45 km)[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 13 May 10:38 UTCM 5.1 / 72.2 km - [info] (46 km)57km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 14 May
Wed, 14 May 04:20 UTCM 4.7 / 56 km - [info] (109 km)4.7 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 15 May
Thu, 15 May 04:32 UTCM 4.7 / 95.9 km - [info] (50 km)72km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 17 May
Sat, 17 May 23:43 UTCM 4.8 / 43.5 km - [info] (118 km)124km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 20 May
Tue, 20 May 12:37 UTCM 4.7 / 89 km - [info] (46 km)4.7 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 23 May
Fri, 23 May 11:55 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (95 km)106km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 25 May
Sun, 25 May 20:39 UTCM 4.7 / 60 km - [info] (106 km)4.7 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 26 May
Mon, 26 May 09:46 UTCM 4.8 / 77.8 km - [info] (65 km)88km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 27 May
Tue, 27 May 02:35 UTCM 4.8 / 47 km - [info] (82 km)4.8 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 9 Jun
Mon, 9 Jun 12:25 UTCM 5.2 / 100 km - [info] (41 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 10 Jun
Tue, 10 Jun 18:26 UTCM 5.3 / 5 km - [info] (94 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 10 Jun 18:48 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (106 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 12 Jun
Thu, 12 Jun 21:15 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (75 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 15 Jun
Sun, 15 Jun 11:18 UTCM 4.6 / 105.8 km - [info] (30 km)36km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 27 Jun
Fri, 27 Jun 23:30 UTCM 4.8 / 72 km - [info] (33 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 4 Jul
Fri, 4 Jul 13:12 UTCM 5.5 / 44 km - [info] (60 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 4 Jul 22:44 UTCM 4.9 / 129.4 km - [info] (128 km)130km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 4 Jul 22:44 UTCM 4.5 / 119 km - [info] (125 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 4 Jul 22:44 UTCM 4.5 / 119 km - [info] (125 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 8 Jul
Tue, 8 Jul 10:46 UTCM 4.5 / 34 km - [info] (103 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 10 Jul
Thu, 10 Jul 17:06 UTCM 4.5 / 25 km - [info] (55 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 10 Jul 19:24 UTCM 5.2 / 38 km - [info] (68 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 13 Jul
Sun, 13 Jul 15:22 UTCM 4.7 / 43.9 km - [info] (109 km)127km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 14 Jul
Mon, 14 Jul 04:39 UTCM 4.8 / 54.2 km - [info] (104 km)108km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Thu, 17 Jul
Thu, 17 Jul 18:08 UTCM 5.2 / 55 km - [info] (67 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 21 Jul
Mon, 21 Jul 06:01 UTCM 4.9 / 26.9 km - [info] (227 km)207km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 21 Jul 10:39 UTCM 4.5 / 30 km - [info] (187 km)4.5 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 30 Jul
Wed, 30 Jul 16:01 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (112 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 7 Aug
Thu, 7 Aug 20:20 UTCM 4.8 / 94 km - [info] (98 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Aug
Sun, 10 Aug 11:40 UTCM 4.4 / 2 km - [info] (212 km)4.4 NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Aug 11:40 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (212 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Aug 11:40 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (212 km)198km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Aug
Sat, 16 Aug 14:08 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info] (66 km)88km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 22 Aug
Fri, 22 Aug 17:39 UTCM 5.2 / 40 km - [info] (160 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 23 Aug
Sat, 23 Aug 23:40 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] (68 km)71km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 26 Aug
Tue, 26 Aug 18:16 UTCM 4.8 / 61.2 km - [info] (48 km)54km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 8 Sep
Mon, 8 Sep 15:21 UTCM 4.8 / 80 km - [info] (40 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 12 Sep
Fri, 12 Sep 02:23 UTCM 5.0 / 60 km - [info] (62 km) SOLOMON ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC

 

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