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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 6 March 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 6 March 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.3 quake: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Sun, 25 Feb 17h44, which had occurred 9 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 6 March 2018
Date & time: Tuesday, 6 March 2018 14:13 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.18°S / 142.55°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bosavi (57 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

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"I felt it" reports:
leicester / MMI IX (Violent shaking): my wooden hut fell down
Island / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Fucking scary
Kutubu PNG / MMI III (Weak shaking): Heard like thunder rolling beneath the earth near me.
Wabag Enga Province / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up from my sleep and all the people around me.
Kiunga,Western Province / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tabubil (178.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Kiunga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(Indonesia) (3696 km W from epicenter)(no details): Goncangannya Terasa Sangat Kuat Warga pada Berlarian keluar (via EMSC)
(Papua New Guinea) (143 km W from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up,slight shake.. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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