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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 29 March 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 29 March 2018

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 29 March 2018
Date & time: Thu, 29 Mar 21:25:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.48°S / 151.45°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bamus (40 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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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(161.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Pomio (Papua New Guinea) (8 km E from epicenter)(no details): strong (via EMSC)
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) (174 km NE from epicenter)(no details): That was a massive jolt...I could feel it must be High intensity quake and ran out of the house.. Thank God we are all safe (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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