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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 8 August 2015

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 8 August 2015
Aug 8 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 28.0 km.
Date & time: Sat, 8 Aug 04:13:39 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.73°S / 152.03°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Karai (Sulu Range) (182 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 8 Aug 2015
Sat, 8 Aug 04:13 UTCM 5.5 / 26 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sat, 8 Aug 04:13 UTCM 5.3 / 31.6 km- 247km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sat, 8 Aug 04:13 UTCM 5.6 / 42 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 16 Aug 2015
Sun, 16 Aug 21:05 UTCM 5.2 / 70 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 2 Sep 2015
Wed, 2 Sep 14:59 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Sep 17:32 UTCM 4.8 / 66.4 km - [info]- 154km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Wed, 16 Sep 14:03 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 16 Sep 15:22 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 16 Sep 19:21 UTCM 4.8 / 91 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 17 Sep 2015
Thu, 17 Sep 03:09 UTCM 5.0 / 37 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 19 Sep 2015
Sat, 19 Sep 05:36 UTCM 5.1 / 72 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 19 Sep 08:34 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 21 Sep 2015
Mon, 21 Sep 23:05 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 26 Sep 2015
Sat, 26 Sep 18:17 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 10 Oct 2015
Sat, 10 Oct 20:25 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 9 Nov 2015
Mon, 9 Nov 13:57 UTCM 5.1 / 43 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 13 Nov 2015
Fri, 13 Nov 12:10 UTCM 4.7 / 54 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 23 Dec 2015
Wed, 23 Dec 16:45 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 27 Dec 2015
Sun, 27 Dec 17:31 UTCM 4.6 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC

 

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