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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 23km SSE of Madang, Papua New Guinea on Friday, 18 January 2019

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 23km SSE of Madang, Papua New Guinea on Friday, 18 January 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.4 to 59.6 km.
Date & time: Fri, 18 Jan 18:26:22 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-01-19 04:26:22 +10:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 59.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.4149°S / 145.8859°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Karkar (83 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

"I felt it" reports:
Madang PNG / MMI IV (Light shaking): The house shook for a good few seconds. Have not felt one like it for some time. Usually they just feel like waves or gentle movement.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 25 Jan 2019
Fri, 25 Jan 01:41 UTCM 4.9 / 206 km - [info] EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 14 Feb 2019
Thu, 14 Feb 07:54 UTCM 4.5 / 126.2 km - [info]- 103km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 4 Mar 2019
Mon, 4 Mar 10:06 UTCM 5.9 / 31 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Mon, 4 Mar 12:12 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Mon, 4 Mar 14:01 UTCM 4.4 / 73.4 km - [info]28km ENE of Madang, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 4 Mar 15:47 UTCM 4.4 / 65 km - [info]EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Mar 2019
Sun, 10 Mar 17:21 UTCM 5.0 / 42 km - [info]EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Mar 17:21 UTCM 5.1 / 24 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Thu, 4 Apr 2019
Thu, 4 Apr 02:41 UTCM 4.6 / 230 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Mon, 8 Apr 2019
Mon, 8 Apr 17:53 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Tue, 9 Apr 2019
Tue, 9 Apr 17:42 UTCM 4.8 / 167.1 km - [info]136km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 13 Apr 2019
Sat, 13 Apr 09:50 UTCM 5.3 / 97 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Apr 2019
Tue, 16 Apr 15:02 UTCM 4.5 / 75.9 km - [info]61km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea
I FELT IT
[Map]USGS

 

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