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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 17 October 2015

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 17 October 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 43.0 km.
Date & time: Sat, 17 Oct 20:44:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.17°S / 152.85°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (128 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, 17 Oct 2015
Sat, 17 Oct 20:44 UTCM 5.4 / 60 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sat, 17 Oct 20:44 UTCM 5.3 / 64.2 km- 76km SSW of Taron, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sat, 17 Oct 20:44 UTCM 5.5 / 52 kmNew Ireland Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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
Mon, 26 Oct 2015
Mon, 26 Oct 04:01 UTCM 5.1 / 148 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
Fri, 13 Nov 2015
Fri, 13 Nov 12:10 UTCM 4.7 / 54 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 22 Nov 2015
Sun, 22 Nov 10:02 UTCM 4.6 / 71 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN 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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