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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 205.0 to 206.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 16:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 206.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.55°S / 147.21°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Long Island (24 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 18 Oct 2017
Wed, 18 Oct 16:44 UTCM 5.6 / 200 km EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G.EMSC
Wed, 18 Oct 16:44 UTCM 5.6 / 202.3 km- 131km N of Lae, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Wed, 18 Oct 16:44 UTCM 5.5 / 200 kmEastern New Guinea region, PNGGeoAu

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