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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Friday, 29 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Friday, 29 December 2017
Dec 30 00:03: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 118.0 to 121.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 29 December 2017 23:55 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.47°S / 150.88°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Walo (6 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 29 Dec 2017
Fri, 29 Dec 23:55 UTCM 6.2 / 119 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.GGeoAu
Fri, 29 Dec 23:55 UTCM 5.7 / 95.8 km- 78km E of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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"I felt it" reports:
97303 / not felt: Walls walls lives on Cowl st. in Milton-Freewater in the double wide at the end of the cul-de-sac. Hasn't figured out the app shows where you live. Is that a helicopter behind your trailer?
Walls walls, or (10503.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): My body was frozen, as I passed
Rabaul (186.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): i experienced the Sept 1994 triple eruptions and the 2 following eruptions from Rabaul we are relatively used to these 'gurias' as they are know locally


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