Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. on Friday, 2 June 2017

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG., on Friday, 2 June 2017 at 23:48 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG., on Friday, 2 June 2017 at 23:48 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 201 km depth

2 Jun 23:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 188.0 to 193.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 193.0 to 195.0 km.
Jun 3 00:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 195.0 to 201.0 km.
Date & time: 2 Jun 2017 11:48:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 201.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.75°S / 145.06°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Manam (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SE of Ikundum
19 km (12 mi) E of Midsivindi Mutang
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Moresada
96 km (60 mi) WNW of Madang (pop: 27,400)
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Goroka (pop: 18,500)
154 km (95 mi) NE of Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
307 km (191 mi) NW of Lae (pop: 76,300)
541 km (336 mi) ESE of Jayapura (Indonesia) (pop: 134,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 6.0201 kmNear N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG.GFZ
M 6.12 kmNear N Coast of New Guinea, PNGGeoAu
M 5.9191 km- 92km NW of Madang, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
gurgaon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG., 2 June 23:48 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG., on Friday, 2 June 2017 at 23:48 (GMT)
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