Mag. 4.7 earthquake - East New Britain Province, 137 km east of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 267 km depth
9 Mar 13:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Depth: 267.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.38°S / 151.36°E (East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bamus (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) E of Kimbe (Talasea District, West New Britain) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Kokopo (East New Britain) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SW of Rabaul (East New Britain) (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Kandrian (West New Britain) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) SSE of Kavieng (New Ireland) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) NE of Popondetta (Sohe, Northern Province) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
650 km (404 mi) NE of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||267 km||New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)||BMKG|
|M 4.8||110 km||NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)||EMSC|
|M 4.8||110 km||87km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
|M 5.0||95 km||New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)||BMKG|
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