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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Date & time: Tue, 13 Feb 18:48:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3°S / 141.62°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (193 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 1 Mar
Thu, 1 Mar 09:12 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (322 km)Near North Coast of Irian Jaya[Map]GFZ
Wed, 7 Mar
Wed, 7 Mar 19:06 UTCM 5.1 - [info] (53 km)Near N Coast of New Guinea, Png[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 23 Apr
Mon, 23 Apr 02:58 UTCM 4.9 / 85 km - [info] (384 km)Irian Jaya, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Wed, 16 May
Wed, 16 May 01:09 UTCM 4.4 / 35 km - [info] (335 km)- 34km SW of Abepura, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 25 May
Fri, 25 May 03:44 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info] (343 km)4.0 NEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 16 Jun
Sat, 16 Jun 07:50 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] (412 km)PAPUA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sri Aman, Sarawak. Malaysia 1.2370° N, 111.4621° / MMI IV (Light shaking): I am from Sarawak, Malaysia (1.2370° N, 111.4621° E) Boreno We at here felt the shaking!
Sun, 15 Jul
Sun, 15 Jul 04:09 UTCM 4.8 / 105 km - [info] (391 km)Near North Coast of Irian Jaya[Map]GFZ
Mon, 23 Jul
Mon, 23 Jul 07:20 UTCM 4.5 / 47.4 km - [info] (387 km)- 73km W of Abepura, Indonesia[Map]USGS

 

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