Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
16-20 Jan 2019: Etna Volcano Special - Etna volcano
9-22 Feb 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-19 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-16 Jun 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-30 Jun 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Date & time: Tue, 7 Nov 21:26:39 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.31°S / 143.47°E
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (124 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 7 Nov
Tue, 7 Nov 21:26 UTCM 6.5 / 122 km NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 7 Nov 21:26 UTCM 6.5 / 107.4 km- 67km WSW of Angoram, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
new guinea papaguai / MMI IX (Violent shaking): it was scurry
Madang (276.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Wolvega, Netherland (13372.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Londol (132.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Pangia PNG (230.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 13 Nov
Mon, 13 Nov 08:25 UTCM 5.0 / 14.7 km - [info] (74 km)- 168km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 13 Nov 08:25 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (43 km)Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG.
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 30 Nov
Thu, 30 Nov 05:50 UTCM 5.4 / 126 km - [info] (130 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 3 Dec
Sun, 3 Dec 02:37 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (94 km)Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G.[Map]GFZ

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: