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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: Tuesday, 7 November 2017 21:26 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.31°S / 143.47°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (124 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 7 Nov 2017
Tue, 7 Nov 21:26 UTCM 6.5 / 122 km NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEAEMSC
Tue, 7 Nov 21:26 UTCM 6.5 / 107.4 km- 67km WSW of Angoram, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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"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)

 

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