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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 139km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea on Monday, 26 March 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 139km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea on Monday, 26 March 2018

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 139km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea on Monday, 26 March 2018
Date & time: Mon, 26 Mar 09:51:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.4617°S / 151.396°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bamus (34 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Kokopo butuwin (640.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Family moved out of the shaking house. Slept outside for a few hours. (via app)
In a house on the side of the volcano / MMI IX (Violent shaking): It shook I felt it then lava started poring down the side I nearly died but th rest of my family we on a tour up ther with a guide. They never returned
By the volcano / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Me and my family felt it and we ran and one of my youngest died he ran but got burnt to death I' am more ified
By the volcano / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Me and my family felt it and we ran and one of my youngest died he ran but got burnt to death I' am more ified
Kokopo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(644.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Port Moresby / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(140.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Rabaul / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Papua New Guinea) (170 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tremor lasted a little over 3mins (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 29 Mar 2018
Thu, 29 Mar 21:25 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Wed, 10 Oct 20:48 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 10 Oct 21:13 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 10 Oct 22:00 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Dec 2018
Wed, 5 Dec 04:07 UTCM 4.6 / 375 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 04:59 UTCM 4.9 / 66 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 20:43 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]- 150km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 17 Dec 2018
Mon, 17 Dec 11:14 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 17 Dec 17:23 UTCM 5.2 / 95 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Wed, 19 Dec 21:37 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 (7 earthquakes)
Fri, 21 Dec 00:50 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info]- 81km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec 05:23 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 06:17 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 131km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec 06:33 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 07:28 UTCM 5.0 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 21 Dec 08:30 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 12:26 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 22 Dec 2018
Sat, 22 Dec 07:36 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 99km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Mon, 24 Dec 21:43 UTCM 4.7 / 109 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Dec 2018
Thu, 27 Dec 02:20 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Dec 2018
Sat, 29 Dec 15:34 UTCM 5.3 / 68 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 12 Jan 2019
Sat, 12 Jan 17:13 UTCM 5.3 / 68 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Thu, 7 Feb 2019
Thu, 7 Feb 09:29 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Tue, 19 Feb 05:23 UTCM 5.0 / 50.6 km - [info]65km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 20 Feb 2019
Wed, 20 Feb 14:45 UTCM 4.9 / 60 km - [info]NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Mon, 25 Feb 2019
Mon, 25 Feb 05:01 UTCM 5.0 / 159 km - [info]NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Sat, 9 Mar 2019
Sat, 9 Mar 13:29 UTCM 4.7 / 267 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Wed, 13 Mar 04:12 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC

 

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