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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 503.0 to 504.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 504.0 to 506.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 506.0 to 505.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 505.0 to 501.0 km.
Aug 31 05:04: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.7.
Date & time: Wed, 31 Aug 03:11:36 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 501.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.7°S / 152.73°E
Nearest volcano: Tanga (50 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 31 Aug
Wed, 31 Aug 03:11 UTCM 6.7 / 513 km NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Aug 03:11 UTCM 6.7 / 499.1 km- 39km E of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Kokopo (87.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Building I was in was 'swaying'. Suspended light fixtures were swinging back and forth. Slight aftershocks still felt.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 17 Dec
Sat, 17 Dec 10:51 UTCM 7.9 / 93 km - [info] (52 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Niolam, Lihir Island / MMI VI (Strong shaking): There was a very strong shake and we had to live the Camp 2 canteen at the Newcrest Mining camp where we were watching a movie. We walked outside but the quake was strong and made it unsteady to walk so we stood outside until it stopped.
lihir island / MMI IV (Light shaking): Went on for 6 minutes the first tremor
Florianópolis, Brazil / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt a slight vibration in my building a few moments after the tremor
(Papua New Guinea) (819 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very gentle intermittent vibration of bed and subtle swinging of belt on back of door. (via EMSC)
Sat, 17 Dec 11:22 UTCM 5.7 / 83 km - [info] (32 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 13:16 UTCM 5.4 / 124 km - [info] (53 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 22:38 UTCM 4.9 / 109 km - [info] (55 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 20 Dec
Tue, 20 Dec 01:57 UTCM 5.1 / 114 km - [info] (61 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 20 Dec 06:07 UTCM 5.2 / 20 km - [info] (109 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Tue, 20 Dec 15:21 UTCM 5.1 - [info] (101 km)North of Solomon Islands
[Map]
GeoAu
Tue, 20 Dec 15:21 UTCM 4.9 / 113 km - [info] (46 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 27 Dec
Tue, 27 Dec 15:25 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (56 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 21 Jan
Sat, 21 Jan 20:03 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (62 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 28 Jan
Sat, 28 Jan 23:12 UTCM 5.0 / 60 km - [info] (85 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 11 Feb
Sat, 11 Feb 22:53 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (125 km)- 121km SSE of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 11 Feb 22:53 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (129 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 12 Feb
Sun, 12 Feb 09:16 UTCM 4.9 / 11.6 km - [info] (66 km)- 19km NNE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Feb
Wed, 15 Feb 19:26 UTCM 4.6 / 81.9 km - [info] (85 km)- 9km W of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 18 Mar
Sat, 18 Mar 23:46 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (100 km)- 100km WNW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 21 Apr
Fri, 21 Apr 10:34 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (71 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 15 May
Mon, 15 May 13:22 UTCM 6.2 / 21 km - [info] (48 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 1 Jun
Thu, 1 Jun 08:16 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (116 km)- 110km WNW of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 5 Jun
Mon, 5 Jun 23:02 UTCM 4.8 / 390 km - [info] (55 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 29 Jun
Thu, 29 Jun 12:42 UTCM 5.4 / 62 km - [info] (92 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 12 Aug
Sat, 12 Aug 12:46 UTCM 5.2 - [info] (57 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G
[Map]
GeoAu
Sat, 12 Aug 12:46 UTCM 4.8 / 33.2 km - [info] (82 km)- 147km NE of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 12 Aug 18:09 UTCM 5.1 / 94 km - [info] (76 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ

 

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