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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Oct 10 22:13: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.5.
Date & time: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 22:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.81°S / 151.75°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (16 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Wed, 10 Oct 22:00 UTCM 6.2 / 124.3 km- 94km SW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Wed, 10 Oct 22:00 UTCM 6.3 / 144 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Wed, 10 Oct 22:00 UTCM 6.2 / 130.6 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Biłgoraj / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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