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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Oct 10 06:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.3.
Oct 10 06:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Date & time: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 05:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.96°S / 146.85°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Long Island (99 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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, 10 Oct 2018
Wed, 10 Oct 05:53 UTCM 5.3 / 114 kmEASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G.EMSC
Wed, 10 Oct 05:53 UTCM 5.3 / 110.7 km- 65km NNW of Lae, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Wed, 10 Oct 05:53 UTCM 5.3 / 103.5 kmEastern New Guinea Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Lae PNG / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Slight rocking of my office chair. Two occurrences about 5 seconds each, 2-3 seconds apart. Same thing previously about 4 hours earlier.
lae city morobe png / MMI IV (Light shaking)

 

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