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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G on Saturday, 13 January 2018

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G on Saturday, 13 January 2018
Date & time: Sat, 13 Jan 20:58:23 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.765°S / 152.083°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (57 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 13 Jan
Sat, 13 Jan 20:58 UTCM 4.9 / 100 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Jan 20:58 UTCM 4.9 / 100.5 km- 84km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 15 Feb
Thu, 15 Feb 11:40 UTCM 5.0 / 145 km - [info]Bamus (26 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 20 Feb
Tue, 20 Feb 07:59 UTCM 5.0 / 100 km - [info] (63 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Barrie Ontario Canada / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mon, 26 Feb
Mon, 26 Feb 04:40 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (70 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
(87.5 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Wed, 7 Mar
Wed, 7 Mar 13:49 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Hargy (25 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
(169.1 km NE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Building shaking. Butuwin kokopo. (via app)
(169.1 km NE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Had to wake up and come out of the brick building as it was all shaking. (via app)
Kokopo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the building sway from North to south than east to west for 30 seconds. Was not so strong but did move the massive Gazelle International Hotel
Thu, 8 Mar
Thu, 8 Mar 17:39 UTCM 6.8 / 40 km - [info] (39 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Londolovit (157.6 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(326.9 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(115.5 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Read all reports
Thu, 8 Mar 21:56 UTCM 4.7 / 48.4 km - [info] (42 km)- 38km NE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
(119.2 km W from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Thu, 8 Mar 22:27 UTCM 4.9 / 68 km - [info] (81 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
(76 km W from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Fri, 9 Mar
Fri, 9 Mar 11:06 UTCM 5.8 / 40 km - [info] (37 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Kokopo (109.6 km W from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(112.6 km W from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): 4 pulse (via app)
Sat, 10 Mar
Sat, 10 Mar 13:27 UTCM 4.9 / 57 km - [info] (58 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Kokopo butuwin (100.5 km W from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Moved out of the house @ 3 weak pulse felt. (via app)
Sun, 11 Mar
Sun, 11 Mar 15:09 UTCM 4.6 / 148.6 km - [info]Rabaul (Tavurvur) (17 km) - New Britain, Papua New Guinea- 13km NE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 24 Mar
Sat, 24 Mar 11:23 UTCM 6.2 / 101 km - [info] (42 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Hoskins Secondary school / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt moderate shaking.It started slowly and continued into a series of sway-like movements.
Kokopo butuwin (916.2 km W from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): My family felt it and moved out as whole brick building shook. (via app)
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) (171 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt the jolt... Just walked out of the house... (via EMSC)
Sat, 24 Mar 13:20 UTCM 4.6 / 102.9 km - [info] (47 km)- 139km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 26 Mar
Mon, 26 Mar 09:51 UTCM 6.6 / 40 km - [info] (60 km)- 139km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Kokopo butuwin (640.5 km SW from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Family moved out of the shaking house. Slept outside for a few hours. (via app)
In a house on the side of the volcano / MMI IX (Violent shaking): It shook I felt it then lava started poring down the side I nearly died but th rest of my family we on a tour up ther with a guide. They never returned
By the volcano / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Me and my family felt it and we ran and one of my youngest died he ran but got burnt to death I' am more ified
(Papua New Guinea) (170 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tremor lasted a little over 3mins (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Thu, 29 Mar (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 29 Mar 07:30 UTCM 5.0 / 138 km - [info]Walo (19 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Kokopo butuwin (606.8 km SW from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Rushed out of the bricks house. (via app)
Thu, 29 Mar 21:25 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km - [info] (51 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
(161.9 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Pomio (Papua New Guinea) (8 km E from epicenter)(no details): strong (via EMSC)
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) (174 km NE from epicenter)(no details): That was a massive jolt...I could feel it must be High intensity quake and ran out of the house.. Thank God we are all safe (via EMSC)
Thu, 29 Mar 21:38 UTCM 5.3 / 35 km - [info] (57 km)- 149km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Kokopo butuwin (652.3 km SW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Thu, 29 Mar 21:50 UTCM 5.1 / 111 km - [info] (77 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Kokopo butuwin (691 km SW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Thu, 29 Mar 21:50 UTCM 5.1 / 100 km - [info] (68 km)New Britain Region, PNG
[Map]
GeoAu
Kokopo butuwin (642.2 km SW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Thu, 29 Mar 22:15 UTCM 5.0 / 87 km - [info] (57 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Kokopo butuwin (647.2 km SW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Fri, 30 Mar
Fri, 30 Mar 02:00 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] (75 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
(160.6 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(160.6 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(171.1 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Fri, 30 Mar 17:15 UTCM 4.6 / 44.8 km - [info] (80 km)- 146km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 31 Mar
Sat, 31 Mar 00:52 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info] (61 km)- 150km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 3 Apr
Tue, 3 Apr 13:23 UTCM 4.5 / 48 km - [info] (70 km)- 162km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 7 Apr
Sat, 7 Apr 05:15 UTCM 5.4 / 35 km - [info] (88 km)- 132km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Kokopo butuwin (136 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): 2 pulse of weak shakes. (via app)
Kokopo butuwin (134.9 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): 2xweak pulse of shakes. (via app)
Tue, 17 Apr
Tue, 17 Apr 14:24 UTCM 4.9 / 156 km - [info]Bamus (10 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ

 

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