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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 24 January 2019

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thursday, 24 January 2019
Jan 24 19:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 71.0 km.
Jan 24 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 71.0 to 72.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 24 Jan 18:56:38 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.12°S / 148.22°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ritter Island (68 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 24 Jan 2019
Thu, 24 Jan 18:56 UTCM 5.3 / 72 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 24 Jan 18:56 UTCM 5.4 / 70.1 kmNew Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Thu, 24 Jan 18:56 UTCM 5.3 / 69.5 km- 64km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Kimbe WNBP / MMI IV (Light shaking)
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, 7 Feb 2019
Thu, 7 Feb 09:29 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, 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
Sun, 10 Mar 2019
Sun, 10 Mar 17:21 UTCM 5.1 / 24 km - [info]Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Mon, 11 Mar 16:25 UTCM 5.9 / 47 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Mon, 11 Mar 19:01 UTCM 5.2 / 59.9 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Fri, 15 Mar 12:08 UTCM 5.2 / 73 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)
I FELT IT
[Map]BMKG

 

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