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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 21 December 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 21 December 2015
Dec 21 16:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 170.0 to 169.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 21 December 2015 15:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 169.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.48°S / 151.89°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (33 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 21 Dec 2015
Mon, 21 Dec 15:44 UTCM 5.5 / 168 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Mon, 21 Dec 15:44 UTCM 5.6 / 167 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu
Mon, 21 Dec 15:44 UTCM 5.2 / 162.4 km- 31km WSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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