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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Friday, 3 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Friday, 3 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Friday, 3 April 2015
Apr 4 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.8.
Date & time: Friday, 3 April 2015 21:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.25°S / 147.77°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Umboi (87 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 3 Apr 2015
Fri, 3 Apr 21:17 UTCM 5.5 / 60 kmEASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G.EMSC
Fri, 3 Apr 21:17 UTCM 5.4 / 28.8 km34km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Fri, 3 Apr 21:17 UTCM 6.1 / 56 kmEastern New Guinea Region, PNGGeoAu

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Lae / MMI V (Moderate shaking)

 

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