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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 19 July 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 19 July 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 19 July 2018
Jul 19 18:37: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Jul 19 18:55: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 19 Jul 18:30:35 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.19°S / 148.72°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (81 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 19 Jul 2018
Thu, 19 Jul 18:30 UTCM 6.0 / 31.2 km- 95km W of Kandrian, Papua New GuineaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 3 Dec 2018
Mon, 3 Dec 20:09 UTCM 5.0 / 68 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 8 Dec 2018
Sat, 8 Dec 13:59 UTCM 4.7 / 47.9 km - [info]- 83km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 04:33 UTCM 4.7 / 140 km - [info] EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Sun, 16 Dec 13:01 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., 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
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Mon, 24 Dec 21:43 UTCM 4.7 / 109 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 26 Dec 2018
Wed, 26 Dec 02:39 UTCM 4.5 / 69 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Dec 2018
Sat, 29 Dec 22:04 UTCM 4.6 / 176 km - [info] EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 30 Dec 2018
Sun, 30 Dec 14:19 UTCM 4.8 / 207 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 24 Jan 2019
Thu, 24 Jan 18:56 UTCM 5.4 / 72 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 25 Jan 2019
Fri, 25 Jan 01:41 UTCM 4.9 / 206 km - [info] EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 7 Feb 2019
Thu, 7 Feb 09:29 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 14 Feb 2019
Thu, 14 Feb 07:54 UTCM 4.5 / 126.2 km - [info]- 103km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Mon, 11 Mar 16:25 UTCM 5.9 / 47 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Mon, 11 Mar 19:01 UTCM 5.2 / 59.9 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Fri, 15 Mar 12:08 UTCM 5.2 / 73 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Tue, 2 Apr 2019
Tue, 2 Apr 23:01 UTCM 5.1 / 61.3 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Thu, 4 Apr 2019
Thu, 4 Apr 02:41 UTCM 4.6 / 230 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Tue, 9 Apr 2019
Tue, 9 Apr 17:42 UTCM 4.8 / 167.1 km - [info]136km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Thu, 11 Apr 2019
Thu, 11 Apr 16:52 UTCM 5.0 / 53 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Thu, 11 Apr 21:31 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Fri, 12 Apr 2019
Fri, 12 Apr 10:59 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Apr 14:51 UTCM 6.1 / 51 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Sat, 13 Apr 2019
Sat, 13 Apr 08:44 UTCM 5.0 / 54.5 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 16 Apr 2019
Tue, 16 Apr 15:02 UTCM 4.5 / 75.9 km - [info]61km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 16 Apr 18:05 UTCM 4.9 / 68.3 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 16 Apr 23:04 UTCM 5.1 / 138.2 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 21 Apr 2019
Sun, 21 Apr 22:58 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]143km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Wed, 24 Apr 02:04 UTCM 5.1 / 66 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Thu, 2 May 2019
Thu, 2 May 02:29 UTCM 4.9 / 84.7 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 11 May 2019
Sat, 11 May 20:13 UTCM 5.3 / 80.9 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 14 May 2019
Tue, 14 May 14:55 UTCM 3.6 / 346 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Mon, 20 May 2019
Mon, 20 May 18:23 UTCM 4.6 / 74 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)
I FELT IT
[Map]BMKG

 

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