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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 31 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 31 December 2016
Dec 31 21:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 75.0 to 74.0 km.
Dec 31 21:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 74.0 to 76.0 km.
Dec 31 21:57: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 76.0 to 73.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 70.0 km.
Dec 31 22:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Dec 31 22:05: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Date & time: Sat, 31 Dec 21:44:04 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.02°S / 153.55°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Tore (149 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 31 Dec
Sat, 31 Dec 21:44 UTCM 4.9 / 40 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 31 Dec 21:44 UTCM 4.9 / 58.8 km- 177km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 6 Jan
Fri, 6 Jan 01:12 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (182 km)- 134km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 11 Jan
Wed, 11 Jan 02:49 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (60 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Honiara / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was awoken anout 2:30isj, went to leave room, but stopped before out the door
Sun, 15 Jan
Sun, 15 Jan 15:26 UTCM 4.6 / 65.3 km - [info] (64 km)- 110km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 21 Jan
Sat, 21 Jan 01:52 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (98 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 22 Jan
Sun, 22 Jan 04:30 UTCM 7.9 / 172 km - [info]Bagana (22 km) - Bougainville Island, Papua New GuineaSolomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
South Bend, Indiana USA (12833.6 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): While setting in a rocking chair, the chair was shaking back & forth for probably 15-20 seconds my husband was on the couch but felt nothing. After about 10 seconds it started again lasting about same length of time.
Kokopo (Papua New Guinea) (374 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Items fell, house shook violently (via EMSC)
Lae / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dundalk, MD / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Hardly felt but was noticed.
(Papua New Guinea) (956 km W from epicenter)(no details): Gentle rocking of the office and buildings for approx 10-20sec, then reduced in intensity for 4-10eecs, followed by another 10-29secs of stronger tremors. (via EMSC)
Sun, 22 Jan 04:44 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (180 km)- 216km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
there my dood (182.8 km W from epicenter) / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Okay Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Buka (189.5 km NW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quick qua
Sun, 22 Jan 05:37 UTCM 4.6 / 148.3 km - [info] (34 km)- 107km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 22 Jan 13:32 UTCM 4.9 / 26.4 km - [info] (161 km)- 159km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 24 Jan
Tue, 24 Jan 20:38 UTCM 4.9 / 58 km - [info] (109 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 28 Jan
Sat, 28 Jan 01:43 UTCM 4.7 / 164 km - [info]Tore (17 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Jan 04:14 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (85 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 28 Jan 05:58 UTCM 4.5 / 210 km - [info]Balbi (23 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Jan 09:24 UTCM 5.0 / 77 km - [info] (84 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 30 Jan
Mon, 30 Jan 06:01 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (92 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 11 Feb
Sat, 11 Feb 07:33 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (151 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 14 Feb
Tue, 14 Feb 22:19 UTCM 5.1 / 85 km - [info] (33 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 19 Feb
Sun, 19 Feb 19:10 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (198 km)- 227km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 20 Feb
Mon, 20 Feb 14:59 UTCM 5.1 / 66 km - [info] (112 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 26 Feb
Sun, 26 Feb 01:30 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (173 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 27 Feb
Mon, 27 Feb 11:26 UTCM 4.6 / 166 km - [info]Balbi (6 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 1 Mar
Wed, 1 Mar 02:32 UTCM 4.5 / 37 km - [info] (130 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 2 Mar
Thu, 2 Mar 10:09 UTCM 4.8 / 102 km - [info] (50 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 2 Mar 20:14 UTCM 4.9 / 157.8 km - [info]Balbi (22 km)- 62km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 6 Mar
Mon, 6 Mar 23:45 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (80 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 7 Mar
Tue, 7 Mar 09:46 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (129 km)- 188km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 8 Mar
Wed, 8 Mar 20:44 UTCM 4.6 / 137.7 km - [info]Takuan (12 km)- 14km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 9 Mar
Thu, 9 Mar 13:35 UTCM 4.8 / 80 km - [info] (104 km) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 10 Mar
Fri, 10 Mar 06:15 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (103 km)- 175km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Mar
Wed, 15 Mar 05:35 UTCM 4.8 / 42.2 km - [info] (109 km)- 157km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 18 Mar
Sat, 18 Mar 10:47 UTCM 4.6 / 58.1 km - [info] (64 km)- 110km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 25 Mar
Sat, 25 Mar 08:43 UTCM 4.7 / 258 km - [info]Tore (16 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 30 Mar
Thu, 30 Mar 07:57 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (91 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 30 Mar 09:03 UTCM 4.7 / 55 km - [info] (78 km)- 135km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Thu, 30 Mar 18:50 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] (79 km)- 141km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 31 Mar
Fri, 31 Mar 04:35 UTCM 5.2 / 70 km - [info] (81 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Matong / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt it
Tue, 4 Apr
Tue, 4 Apr 13:22 UTCM 5.0 / 181 km - [info] (40 km)Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 12 Apr
Wed, 12 Apr 02:12 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (137 km)- 174km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 16 Apr
Sun, 16 Apr 19:55 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (108 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 22 Apr
Sat, 22 Apr 09:39 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] (113 km)- 115km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 22 Apr 17:55 UTCM 4.8 / 51.8 km - [info] (131 km)- 73km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 23 Apr
Sun, 23 Apr 05:21 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (208 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 8 May
Mon, 8 May 09:59 UTCM 5.2 / 35 km - [info] (119 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G
[Map]
GeoAu
Fri, 19 May
Fri, 19 May 18:14 UTCM 5.0 / 135 km - [info] (63 km)Solomon Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 22 May
Mon, 22 May 00:19 UTCM 5.0 / 107 km - [info] (121 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Jun
Sat, 17 Jun 15:13 UTCM 4.7 / 10.7 km - [info] (150 km)- 176km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 17 Jun 22:50 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info] (74 km)- 147km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 20 Jun
Tue, 20 Jun 12:40 UTCM 4.7 / 55.5 km - [info] (73 km)- 86km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 8 Jul
Sat, 8 Jul 11:30 UTCM 4.4 / 58.9 km - [info] (197 km)- 149km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 8 Jul 22:26 UTCM 4.6 / 11.2 km - [info] (86 km)- 90km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 23 Jul
Sun, 23 Jul 23:26 UTCM 4.8 / 169.9 km - [info]Tore (25 km)- 90km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS

 

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