Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 26 July 2016
26 Jul 07:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 15 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.73°S / 151.54°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Tavui (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NW of Rabaul (pop: 8,100)
106 km (66 mi) NW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
152 km (94 mi) SE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 26 Jul 07:15 UTC||M 4.7 / 10 km||New Ireland Region, P.N.G.||GFZ|
|Tue, 26 Jul 07:15 UTC||M 4.8 / 40 km||NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.||EMSC|
|2016-07-26 17:15:17 +10:00 (26 Jul 07:15:17 UTC)||M 4.8 / 38.3 km||- 72km WNW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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