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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Oct 1 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Wed, 1 Oct 03:38:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.94°S / 149.46°E
Nearest volcano: Garbuna (87 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 1 Oct
Wed, 1 Oct 03:38 UTCM 6.0 / 60 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 1 Oct 03:38 UTCM 5.7 / 57.7 km20km NNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 1 Oct 03:38 UTCM 5.7 / 62 kmNew Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 14 Oct
Tue, 14 Oct 00:32 UTCM 4.7 / 63.5 km - [info] (101 km)41km WNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 14 Oct 00:32 UTCM 5.2 / 88 km - [info] (106 km)Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 26 Oct
Sun, 26 Oct 12:13 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Lolo (23 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 26 Oct 12:48 UTCM 4.8 / 60 km - [info]Dakataua (27 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 29 Oct
Wed, 29 Oct 16:28 UTCM 5.1 / 55 km - [info] (108 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 29 Oct 21:14 UTCM 4.9 / 96 km - [info] (63 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 4 Nov
Tue, 4 Nov 16:52 UTCM 4.6 / 45 km - [info] (61 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 7 Nov
Fri, 7 Nov 03:33 UTCM 6.6 / 53 km - [info] (66 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
147 Wayne Street Staten Island,NY 10310 / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Very light shaking of the 2 story building. At exactly 10:00
Fri, 7 Nov 17:34 UTCM 5.1 / 54 km - [info] (109 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 13 Nov
Thu, 13 Nov 02:31 UTCM 5.1 / 44 km - [info] (111 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 29 Nov
Sat, 29 Nov 18:56 UTCM 4.9 / 25 km - [info] (145 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 30 Nov
Sun, 30 Nov 23:37 UTCM 4.9 / 81 km - [info] (90 km)Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 15 Dec
Mon, 15 Dec 01:18 UTCM 5.1 / 121 km - [info]Buru (12 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Dec
Wed, 17 Dec 09:46 UTCM 5.2 / 47 km - [info] (62 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 24 Dec
Wed, 24 Dec 02:47 UTCM 4.5 / 56 km - [info] (141 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC

 

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