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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Monday, 4 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Monday, 4 March 2019
Mar 4 10:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Mar 4 10:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 61.0 km.
Mar 4 10:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 61.0 to 31.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 4 Mar 10:06:04 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.25°S / 146.13°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Karkar (69 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 4 Mar 2019
Mon, 4 Mar 10:06 UTCM 5.9 / 40 kmEASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Mon, 4 Mar 10:06 UTCM 5.8 / 60.9 kmEastern New Guinea Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Mon, 4 Mar 10:06 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km43km E of Madang, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Mon, 4 Mar 10:06 UTCM 5.8 / 64 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG

"I felt it" reports:
(124.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(37.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Bikpla giraun guria (via app)
Lae / MMI III (Weak shaking)
London Ontario / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Goroka, Eastern highlands province PNG (121.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Madang / MMI IV (Light shaking): No liquid spills, shaking is like heavy truck driving.
Madang / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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[Map]USGS

 

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