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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 9 February 2020

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 9 February 2020

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 9 February 2020
Date & time: Sunday, 9 February 2020 06:04 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.4°S / 152.12°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ulawun (98 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 9 Feb 2020
Sun, 9 Feb 06:04 UTCM 6.2 / 60 kmNew Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Sun, 9 Feb 06:04 UTCM 6.1 / 88 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Sun, 9 Feb 06:04 UTCM 6.1 / 54.5 kmNew Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sun, 9 Feb 06:04 UTCM 6.2 / 31.3 km122km S of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 9 Feb 06:04 UTCM 6.2 / 64.8 kmPapua New Guinea [Sea]INGV

"I felt it" reports:
Lae / MMI III (Weak shaking): My coisin sister and I were watching TV at her house at around 11pm local time when it all begin. It happened for about 2-3 minutes then it went away then it continued for anotber 1 amd a half minute and then it stopped. We were upstairs at that time so I saw a glass or water moving and a my baby brother's toy was also shaking towards my beautiful cousin sister so I quickly told her that it was an earthquake. But we remain calm and keep on watching TV because it was a weak quake that we both fel
Quebec / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kabakaul 8 km east of Kokopo (117.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bialla (110.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)

 

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