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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 27 August 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 27 August 2017

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 27 August 2017
Date & time: Sun, 27 Aug 04:17:50 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.31°S / 148.21°E
Nearest volcano: Tuluman (St. Andrew Strait) (153 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 27 Aug
Sun, 27 Aug 04:17 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km ADMIRALTY ISLANDS REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
united states / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 27 Aug 13:52 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Tuluman (St. Andrew Strait) (134 km)Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 27 Aug 13:52 UTCM 5.2 / 30 km - [info]Tuluman (St. Andrew Strait) (132 km)Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 27 Aug 13:52 UTCM 5.3 / 94 km - [info]Tuluman (St. Andrew Strait) (14 km)Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 27 Aug 14:22 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (116 km)- 109km ENE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 2 Sep
Sat, 2 Sep 13:41 UTCM 4.5 / 31 km - [info] (124 km)- 111km ENE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 14 Sep
Thu, 14 Sep 05:15 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (139 km)- 117km NE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS

 

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