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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 87km ENE of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 20 May 2018

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 87km ENE of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 20 May 2018
Date & time: Sun, 20 May 09:45:43 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-05-20 19:45:43 +10:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.7441°S / 141.9808°E
Nearest volcano: Doma Peaks (131 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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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
Fri, 1 Jun
Fri, 1 Jun 16:42 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (78 km)- 92km WSW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Jun
Fri, 8 Jun 13:26 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (58 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Jun
Mon, 18 Jun 12:11 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (77 km)- 102km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 21 Jun
Thu, 21 Jun 13:06 UTCM 5.0 / 17 km - [info] (74 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 29 Jun
Fri, 29 Jun 01:55 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (53 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 16 Jul
Mon, 16 Jul 07:16 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (41 km)- 61km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Kuta, Bali / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Thu, 19 Jul
Thu, 19 Jul 22:08 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (95 km)New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 22 Jul
Sun, 22 Jul 14:47 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (47 km)- 58km SW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug
Wed, 15 Aug 23:21 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (39 km) NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 2 Sep
Sun, 2 Sep 13:14 UTCM 4.6 / 33 km - [info] (72 km) NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 25 Sep
Tue, 25 Sep 18:29 UTCM 4.9 / 54 km - [info] (122 km) NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
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EMSC

 

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