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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Date & time: Tue, 30 Oct 12:52:42 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 212.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.25°S / 151.96°E
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (27 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 30 Oct
Tue, 30 Oct 12:52 UTCM 5.1 / 187 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Oct 12:52 UTCM 5.1 / 178.6 km- 14km W of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 28 Nov
Wed, 28 Nov 20:43 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (74 km) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 12 Dec
Wed, 12 Dec 04:59 UTCM 4.9 / 66 km - [info] (86 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 16 Dec
Sun, 16 Dec 12:21 UTCM 5.0 / 57 km - [info] (73 km) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 17 Dec
Mon, 17 Dec 11:14 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (73 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec
Fri, 21 Dec 00:50 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info]- 81km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec 23:12 UTCM 4.7 / 371 km - [info] (74 km)New Ireland Region, P.N.G.
[Map]
GFZ

 

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