Mag. 4.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea), on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea), on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 267 km depth

9 Mar 13:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2019 01:29:24 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 267.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.38°S / 151.36°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bamus (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) E of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800)
152 km (94 mi) SW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
159 km (99 mi) SW of Rabaul (pop: 8,070)
318 km (197 mi) SSE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500)
475 km (295 mi) W of Arawa (pop: 40,300)
505 km (314 mi) ENE of Lae (pop: 76,300)
511 km (317 mi) NE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200)
560 km (348 mi) ENE of Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7267 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
M 4.8110 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
M 4.8110 km87km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.095 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea), on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)
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