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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 17 October 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 17 October 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 17 October 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.0 to 78.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 84.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 84.0 to 81.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 81.0 to 79.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 79.0 to 78.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 80.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 81.0 km.
Oct 17 06:30: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 81.0 to 86.0 km.
Oct 17 06:32: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 86.0 to 85.0 km.
Oct 17 06:58: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 85.0 to 87.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 87.0 to 72.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 17 Oct 06:15:01 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.01°S / 148.78°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (84 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 17 Oct 2016
Mon, 17 Oct 06:14 UTCM 6.9 / 35 km- 78km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Mon, 17 Oct 06:14 UTCM 6.8 / 40 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Madang / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt the earthquake
Sweden Alafors / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Port moresby / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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