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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. on Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. on Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 68.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 18:57 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.19°S / 145.51°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Karkar (81 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
Wed, 29 Aug 18:57 UTCM 5.1 / 74.7 km- 30km W of Madang, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Wed, 29 Aug 18:57 UTCM 4.9 / 94.7 kmEastern New Guinea Region, PNGGeoAu
Wed, 29 Aug 18:57 UTCM 5.0 / 71 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G.GFZ

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Mt Hagen / MMI III (Weak shaking): It was shocking experience it was not that big but you can still feel like everything was shaking and moving around but not that big.
Timor-leste / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was not sure what it was but obviously earthquake
(507.5 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)

 

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