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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 7 April 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 7 April 2018

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 7 April 2018
Date & time: Sat, 7 Apr 05:48:40 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.95°S / 142.5°E
Nearest volcano: Doma Peaks (72 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
U / not felt
Wabag Enga / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Herd Base (338.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 7 Apr
Sat, 7 Apr 20:59 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (25 km)- 75km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 9 Apr
Mon, 9 Apr 02:18 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (23 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea[Map]GFZ
Fri, 13 Apr
Fri, 13 Apr 03:57 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (68 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea[Map]GFZ
Mon, 16 Apr
Mon, 16 Apr 06:09 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (53 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea[Map]GFZ
Wed, 18 Apr
Wed, 18 Apr 21:57 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (12 km)NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Apr
Sat, 28 Apr 12:36 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (42 km)- 55km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 30 Apr
Mon, 30 Apr 02:50 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (22 km)- 113km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 5 May
Sat, 5 May 20:24 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (79 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 7 May
Mon, 7 May 02:49 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (42 km)- 108km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 12 May
Sat, 12 May 20:01 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (8 km)- 92km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 13 May
Sun, 13 May 00:29 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (49 km)- 85km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 16 May
Wed, 16 May 22:57 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (62 km)- 101km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 16 May 23:58 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info] (50 km)- 77km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 19 May
Sat, 19 May 18:45 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]Bosavi (13 km)- 91km SW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 20 May
Sun, 20 May 09:45 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (131 km)- 87km ENE of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 1 Jun
Fri, 1 Jun 16:42 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (78 km)- 92km WSW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Jun
Fri, 8 Jun 13:26 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (58 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Jun
Mon, 18 Jun 12:11 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (77 km)- 102km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 21 Jun
Thu, 21 Jun 13:06 UTCM 5.0 / 17 km - [info] (74 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 29 Jun
Fri, 29 Jun 01:55 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (53 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 16 Jul
Mon, 16 Jul 07:16 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (41 km)- 61km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Kuta, Bali / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Thu, 19 Jul
Thu, 19 Jul 22:08 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (95 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 22 Jul
Sun, 22 Jul 14:47 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (47 km)- 58km SW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug
Wed, 15 Aug 23:21 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (39 km) NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 2 Sep
Sun, 2 Sep 13:14 UTCM 4.6 / 33 km - [info] (72 km) NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 25 Sep
Tue, 25 Sep 18:29 UTCM 4.9 / 54 km - [info] (122 km) NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 16 Oct
Tue, 16 Oct 21:12 UTCM 4.6 / 94.9 km - [info] (121 km)- 76km NE of Wabag, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS

 

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