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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 93km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 11 July 2015

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 93km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 11 July 2015
Date & time: Sat, 11 Jul 03:03:25 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-07-11 13:03:25 +10:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.0835°S / 153.6155°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ambitle (112 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 11 Jul 2015
Sat, 11 Jul 03:03 UTCM 4.9 / 43 km NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 17 Jul 2015
Fri, 17 Jul 19:39 UTCM 5.2 / 51 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 19 Jul 2015
Sun, 19 Jul 05:48 UTCM 4.7 / 47.8 km - [info]- 55km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 1 Aug 2015
Sat, 1 Aug 16:05 UTCM 4.5 / 29 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 3 Aug 2015
Mon, 3 Aug 16:41 UTCM 5.2 / 59 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
Mon, 10 Aug 12:00 UTCM 4.9 / 55 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 10 Aug 23:53 UTCM 5.2 / 26 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 16 Aug 2015
Sun, 16 Aug 21:05 UTCM 5.2 / 70 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
Thu, 20 Aug 12:17 UTCM 4.6 / 30 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Sep 2015
Wed, 2 Sep 14:59 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Wed, 16 Sep 19:21 UTCM 4.8 / 91 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Tue, 29 Sep 15:35 UTCM 5.1 / 95 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 12 Oct 2015
Mon, 12 Oct 22:10 UTCM 4.9 / 30 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Oct 2015
Sat, 17 Oct 20:44 UTCM 5.2 / 43 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Oct 21:21 UTCM 4.5 / 51 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 18 Oct 2015
Sun, 18 Oct 18:32 UTCM 4.8 / 41 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 8 Nov 2015
Sun, 8 Nov 13:01 UTCM 4.8 / 100 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Dec 2015
Wed, 2 Dec 10:00 UTCM 4.7 / 55 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 14 Dec 2015
Mon, 14 Dec 21:21 UTCM 4.8 / 40 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 14 Dec 22:56 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 19 Dec 2015
Sat, 19 Dec 15:27 UTCM 4.9 / 60 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 21 Dec 2015
Mon, 21 Dec 15:44 UTCM 5.5 / 169 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 27 Dec 2015
Sun, 27 Dec 17:31 UTCM 4.6 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 28 Dec 2015
Mon, 28 Dec 14:39 UTCM 4.8 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC

 

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