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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. on Saturday, 17 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. on Saturday, 17 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. on Saturday, 17 December 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 45.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 45.0 to 40.0 km.
Dec 17 13:45: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.4.
Dec 17 14:20: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 6.7.
Dec 17 21:48: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 5.6.
Date & time: Sat, 17 Dec 13:22:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.36°S / 154.5°E
Nearest volcano: Balbi (94 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 17 Dec
Sat, 17 Dec 13:22 UTCM 6.7 / 39 kmSolomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 13:22 UTCM 5.5 / 45 kmSolomon Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 17 Dec 13:22 UTCM 5.4 / 51.2 km- 114km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Banga Island (371.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): stayed calm..coz in 2007 there was a bigger shake than this....that experience taught me not to panic...so...called out to my kids and I went under the table...was not scared just calm so that I would think straight....merry christmas (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 17 Dec 13:34 UTCM 4.8 / 78 km - [info] (84 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 13:52 UTCM 4.7 / 70 km - [info] (97 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 13:55 UTCM 5.1 / 94 km - [info] (117 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 14:50 UTCM 5.0 / 93 km - [info] (97 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 15:29 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (113 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 16:04 UTCM 4.6 / 96 km - [info] (103 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 16:13 UTCM 5.0 / 60 km - [info] (153 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 16:55 UTCM 4.6 / 122 km - [info] (52 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 17:16 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (117 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 17:46 UTCM 4.9 / 72 km - [info] (119 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 18:02 UTCM 5.0 / 51 km - [info] (146 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 18:21 UTCM 5.0 / 88 km - [info] (92 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 18:54 UTCM 5.1 / 40 km - [info] (89 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 20:00 UTCM 5.0 / 12 km - [info] (106 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 20:58 UTCM 4.7 / 62 km - [info] (128 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 18 Dec (14 earthquakes)
Sun, 18 Dec 00:43 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (132 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 18 Dec 01:07 UTCM 4.6 / 60 km - [info] (150 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 04:34 UTCM 4.6 / 55 km - [info] (165 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 06:39 UTCM 5.9 / 25 km - [info]Balbi (84 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 18 Dec 07:13 UTCM 5.2 / 53 km - [info] (93 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 18 Dec 07:39 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (107 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 10:07 UTCM 4.9 / 29 km - [info] (90 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 12:08 UTCM 4.6 / 38 km - [info] (72 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 13:06 UTCM 4.7 / 38 km - [info] (154 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 14:41 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (150 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 18 Dec 19:49 UTCM 4.9 / 66 km - [info] (95 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 18 Dec 19:55 UTCM 4.9 / 63 km - [info] (72 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 19:57 UTCM 5.5 / 40 km - [info]Balbi (6 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 21:10 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] (74 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 19 Dec (8 earthquakes)
Mon, 19 Dec 02:22 UTCM 4.5 / 41.6 km - [info] (165 km)- 134km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 19 Dec 02:50 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (141 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 19 Dec 02:51 UTCM 5.0 / 188 km - [info] (159 km)New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 19 Dec 10:59 UTCM 5.2 / 53 km - [info] (145 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 19 Dec 11:05 UTCM 5.1 / 67 km - [info] (135 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 19 Dec 13:31 UTCM 4.7 / 44.9 km - [info] (144 km)- 131km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 19 Dec 19:03 UTCM 4.8 / 74 km - [info] (190 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 19 Dec 23:17 UTCM 4.9 / 40 km - [info] (168 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 20 Dec
Tue, 20 Dec 04:33 UTCM 5.3 / 30 km - [info] (146 km)New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 20 Dec 04:33 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info] (156 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 20 Dec 06:14 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (143 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 20 Dec 10:46 UTCM 4.5 / 117.3 km - [info] (84 km)- 163km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 21 Dec
Wed, 21 Dec 22:45 UTCM 4.6 / 26 km - [info] (158 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 21 Dec 23:27 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (139 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 22 Dec
Thu, 22 Dec 00:59 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (140 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 22 Dec 02:23 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (68 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 22 Dec 22:35 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (141 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 23 Dec
Fri, 23 Dec 14:28 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (148 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 23 Dec 21:28 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (141 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 23 Dec 22:32 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (149 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 24 Dec
Sat, 24 Dec 00:10 UTCM 4.8 / 30 km - [info] (125 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC

 

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