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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, PNG on Monday, 21 August 2017

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, PNG on Monday, 21 August 2017
Date & time: Mon, 21 Aug 23:16:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.685°S / 151.111°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Karai (Sulu Range) (28 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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
Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Mon, 21 Aug 23:16 UTCM 4.8 / 98.3 km- 93km SE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Wed, 30 Aug 09:40 UTCM 4.6 / 61.1 km - [info]- 28km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Tue, 19 Sep 20:14 UTCM 5.2 / 96 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Thu, 21 Sep 14:10 UTCM 4.6 / 138 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Mon, 25 Sep 20:29 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 28 Sep 2017
Thu, 28 Sep 03:56 UTCM 4.9 / 64 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 2 Nov 2017
Thu, 2 Nov 10:50 UTCM 4.7 / 57 km - [info]- 116km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 29 Dec 2017
Fri, 29 Dec 23:55 UTCM 5.7 / 121 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 1 Jan 2018
Mon, 1 Jan 00:40 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]- 117km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

 

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