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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 15 October 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.8 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wed, 10 Oct 20h48, which had occurred 5 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 15 October 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 73.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 15 October 2018 19:36 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.18°S / 151.23°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Walo (81 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
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
Mon, 15 Oct 19:36 UTCM 5.4 / 60 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Mon, 15 Oct 19:35 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km- 134km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Mon, 15 Oct 19:36 UTCM 5.2 / 72.8 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

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