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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 6 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 6 October 2018
Oct 6 16:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 128.0 to 120.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 6 October 2018 16:22 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.58°S / 150.17°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Garbuna (22 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Sat, 6 Oct 16:22 UTCM 5.0 / 121 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sat, 6 Oct 16:22 UTCM 5.2 / 124.3 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu
Sat, 6 Oct 16:22 UTCM 5.0 / 117.8 km- 11km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
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???

 

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