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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 23 April 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.9 quake: Solomon Islands on Sun, 22 Jan 04h30, which had occurred 13 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 23 April 2017
Apr 23 05:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Date & time: Sunday, 23 April 2017 05:21 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.56°S / 153.2°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Tore (208 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
Sun, 23 Apr 2017
Sun, 23 Apr 05:21 UTCM 5.1 / 40 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sun, 23 Apr 05:21 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km- 224km S of Taron, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 23 Apr 05:21 UTCM 5.0 / 52 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

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