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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Friday, 12 April 2019

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Friday, 12 April 2019

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Friday, 12 April 2019
Apr 12 15:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 44.0 km.
Apr 12 15:09: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 44.0 to 51.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 12 Apr 14:51:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.38°S / 148.58°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (108 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 12 Apr 2019
Fri, 12 Apr 14:51 UTCM 5.9 / 20 kmNew Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Fri, 12 Apr 14:51 UTCM 6.1 / 44.5 kmNew Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Fri, 12 Apr 14:51 UTCM 6.2 / 19.5 kmPapua New Guinea [Sea]INGV
Fri, 12 Apr 14:51 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km91km ENE of Finschhafen, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Kimbe (200.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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
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
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
Tue, 30 Apr 01:23 UTCM 4.4 / 66.8 km - [info]72km NNW of Lae, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
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)
I FELT IT
[Map]BMKG

 

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