Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. on Saturday, 18 August 2018
18 Aug 01:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.88°S / 152.84°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Tanga (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) NE of Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
83 km (52 mi) NE of Rabaul (pop: 8,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 18 Aug 00:47 UTC||M 4.8 / 61 km||NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.||EMSC|
|2018-08-18 10:47:26 +10:00 (18 Aug 00:47:26 UTC)||M 4.9 / 64.9 km||- 55km SE of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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