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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 150km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 15 December 2018

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 150km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 15 December 2018
Date & time: Sat, 15 Dec 20:43:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-16 06:43:01 +10:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.707°S / 152.0965°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bamus (111 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 20:43 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 17 Dec 2018
Mon, 17 Dec 11:14 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 17 Dec 17:23 UTCM 5.2 / 95 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 (7 earthquakes)
Fri, 21 Dec 00:50 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info]- 81km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec 05:23 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 06:17 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 131km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Dec 06:33 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 07:28 UTCM 5.0 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 21 Dec 08:30 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 21 Dec 12:26 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 22 Dec 2018
Sat, 22 Dec 07:36 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 99km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Mon, 24 Dec 21:43 UTCM 4.7 / 109 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Dec 2018
Thu, 27 Dec 02:20 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Dec 2018
Sat, 29 Dec 15:34 UTCM 5.3 / 68 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 12 Jan 2019
Sat, 12 Jan 17:13 UTCM 5.3 / 68 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Wed, 30 Jan 2019
Wed, 30 Jan 01:53 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Tue, 19 Feb 05:23 UTCM 5.0 / 50.6 km - [info]65km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 20 Feb 2019
Wed, 20 Feb 14:45 UTCM 4.9 / 60 km - [info]NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Sat, 9 Mar 2019
Sat, 9 Mar 13:29 UTCM 4.7 / 267 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Wed, 13 Mar 04:12 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC

 

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