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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Date & time: Wed, 22 Aug 20:58:46 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.43°S / 152.06°E
Nearest volcano: Ulawun (91 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 22 Aug
Wed, 22 Aug 20:58 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km- 120km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 26 Aug
Sun, 26 Aug 05:43 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (78 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Walindi Plantation (251.8 km WSW from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Tue, 11 Sep
Tue, 11 Sep 04:40 UTCM 4.6 / 64.3 km - [info] (105 km)- 141km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 28 Sep
Fri, 28 Sep 16:47 UTCM 4.6 / 60 km - [info] (100 km)- 146km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 6 Oct
Sat, 6 Oct 16:22 UTCM 5.1 / 120 km - [info]Garbuna (22 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Bs22 9ud / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I’ve just felt a tremor (6/10/18) at 22.28 for around 2/3 seconds in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK. Don’t think it’s the same tremor though?! Too far away???
Wed, 10 Oct
Wed, 10 Oct 20:45 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (48 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 10 Oct 20:48 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km - [info] (32 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Smithfield (3141.9 km S from epicenter) / not felt: Slept through (via app)
6.8??? I thought it was 7.3 laugh out loud hahah / MMI IX (Violent shaking): 6.8 ????? I thought it was 7.3 hahhaha
Gianyar, Bali / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Few people woke up and run out of the building. Shaking lasted for quite a while (6 seconds). Glass shake was vey loud
Read all reports
Wed, 10 Oct 20:59 UTCM 5.2 / 52.8 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Wed, 10 Oct 21:13 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 10 Oct 22:00 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km - [info]Rabaul (Tavurvur) (16 km) - New Britain, Papua New GuineaNew Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Biłgoraj / not felt
Thu, 11 Oct
Thu, 11 Oct 03:15 UTCM 4.7 / 64.2 km - [info] (66 km)- 150km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 11 Oct 11:10 UTCM 4.8 / 44 km - [info] (77 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 12 Oct
Fri, 12 Oct 02:52 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (82 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 12 Oct 12:06 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (48 km)- 115km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 15 Oct
Mon, 15 Oct 19:36 UTCM 5.2 / 73 km - [info] (81 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 15 Oct 19:40 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (79 km)- 139km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
lala land (11.5 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Thu, 18 Oct
Thu, 18 Oct 20:25 UTCM 4.9 / 153 km - [info] (56 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 21 Oct
Sun, 21 Oct 12:29 UTCM 5.0 / 95.9 km - [info] (40 km)- 30km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 22 Oct
Mon, 22 Oct 00:53 UTCM 4.5 / 35 km - [info] (109 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 24 Oct
Wed, 24 Oct 06:57 UTCM 5.0 / 91 km - [info] (54 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 25 Oct
Thu, 25 Oct 06:22 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km - [info]- 110km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 27 Oct
Sat, 27 Oct 05:17 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 28 Oct
Sun, 28 Oct 00:37 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Walo (26 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 1 Nov
Thu, 1 Nov 20:30 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (83 km)- 102km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 2 Nov
Fri, 2 Nov 13:18 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (171 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 10 Nov
Sat, 10 Nov 08:02 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (87 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 20 Nov
Tue, 20 Nov 00:55 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 21 Nov
Wed, 21 Nov 23:00 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 93km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 12 Dec
Wed, 12 Dec 04:59 UTCM 4.9 / 66 km - [info] (86 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 15 Dec
Sat, 15 Dec 20:43 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]- 150km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 17 Dec
Mon, 17 Dec 11:14 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (73 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 17 Dec 17:23 UTCM 5.2 / 95 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec (7 earthquakes)
Fri, 21 Dec 00:50 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info]- 81km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec 05:23 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (81 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
BIALLA , WEST NEW BRITAIN PROVINCE, PNG (0.3 km S from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): THERE WAS SHAKING IN BIALLA,PNG
Fri, 21 Dec 06:17 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 131km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec 06:33 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (84 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 07:28 UTCM 5.0 / 40 km - [info] (118 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 21 Dec 08:30 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (67 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 12:26 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 22 Dec
Sat, 22 Dec 07:36 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 99km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 24 Dec
Mon, 24 Dec 21:43 UTCM 4.7 / 109 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Dec
Thu, 27 Dec 02:20 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Dec
Sat, 29 Dec 15:34 UTCM 5.3 / 68 km - [info] (86 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ

 

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