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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 17 September 2017

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 17 September 2017
Sep 17 14:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Sep 17 14:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: Sunday, 17 September 2017 14:26 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.37°S / 148.82°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (130 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
Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Sun, 17 Sep 14:26 UTCM 5.6New Britain Region, PNGGeoAu
Sun, 17 Sep 14:26 UTCM 5.7 / 40 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep 14:26 UTCM 5.7 / 21.6 km- 77km W of Kandrian, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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