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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Monday, 6 May 2019 - information

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Monday, 6 May 2019

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Monday, 6 May 2019
May 6 21:27: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 139.0 to 136.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.0 to 133.0 km.
May 7 10:42: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.1.
Date & time: Mon, 6 May 21:19:37 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 133.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.98°S / 146.48°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Koranga (46 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^15 J (783 GWh / 6.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 42.1 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
Mon, 6 May 2019
Mon, 6 May 21:19 UTCM 7.2 / 126.9 km33km NW of Bulolo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Mon, 6 May 21:19 UTCM 7.2 / 141 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Cauayan, Negros Occidental, Philippines / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Bed vibrated
Porto / not felt: Wszystko ok. Nic się nie trzęsło
Goroka Eastern Highlands Province (156.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): I thought everything in my house will collapse. The quake lasted about 1 minute 15 seconds. It's more bigger than the last earthquake felt when Tari LNG site up in Wabeg has been destroyed. Kelvin Andrew (Goroka)
Cebu (3159.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Wewak,East Sepik Province PNG (488.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very obviously building structures were shaking but not serious happen.I would say it was light. (via app)
8 MILE ESTATE, OKUK HIGHWAY, LAE (59 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): It was very scary, the house shook something awful, ran outside and waited for it to stop. It happened very quickly. Largest one I have ever felt.
Ramu / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was going to talk with one of my staff in the teacher prep room. The school building began to sway gently at first but then began moving more violently. Classroom doors were swinging and some items fell off shelves. Fortunately there were only a few children in the school at the time. People passing the school looked unsteady as they walked and were looking up into the trees and at power lines. The power dropped out half way through the shake. The buildings on site are built up on steel poles
(2757.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Not Really Felt Tiny Shaking (via app)
Madang / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It's was big enough
Hidden Valley (42.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Very violent ground movement, structural swaying, roads cracked.
Kerema / MMI VI (Strong shaking): The house was shaking and we had to hold things for support
Goroka / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: From Russia, from Sankt Peterbutg, not felt event. Я в курсе, спасибо. Я находился дома, всё спокойно, висячие предметы в норме, не шолохнулось, берегите себя, лол.))),!!!
Kimbe (322.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaky for few minute and stopped (via app)
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(365.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Only felt by those sitting down. (via app)
Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province PNG / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kainantu / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Scrambled me eggs for me that’s for sure
Gold coast / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Ukarumpa / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Biggest shaking in the last few years at least. Power lines and trees shaking. Glassware broken. Felt change in air pressure in my ear for about 30 seconds prior.
Mendi (336.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hides Gas Conditioning Plant (HGCP) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(3618.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Ela Beach, Port Moresby (287.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lae Morobe Province (Taraka) / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Port Moresby (284.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lae, Morobe Province. / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The noise woke us up, the 3 bigger kids ran into the room where I was shielding my 2yr old daughter who was fast asleep with my body, we stayed cuddled up hearing vases and glasses smash onto the the floor. It started small but gradually intensified,killing our electricity . A good 8sec it lasted .
(288.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Kuala Lumpur / not felt
Outside Kundiawa, Simbu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
goroka / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Madang Province, Papua New Guinea (267.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): The longest shaking Ive ever felt.
(96.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Port Moresby / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nadeth (209.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(293.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(268.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
COONABARABRAN (2715.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Madang (218.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
(63.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Port Moresby, Gerehu suburb. (270.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Goroka (155.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Central Province (Papua New Guinea) (286 km S from epicenter)(no details): Light (via EMSC)
Morobe Province (Papua New Guinea) (63 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very shaky waiting for update (via EMSC)

 

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