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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - D\'Entrecasteaux Islands Region (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 10 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - D\'Entrecasteaux Islands Region (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 10 March 2019
Date & time: Sunday, 10 March 2019 12:48 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.14°S / 151.98°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Lamonai (Dawson Strait Group) (129 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
Sun, 10 Mar 2019
Sun, 10 Mar 12:48 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmD'ENTRECASTEAUX ISLANDS REGION (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Sun, 10 Mar 12:47 UTCM 6.1D'Entrecasteaux Islands Region (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sun, 10 Mar 12:48 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmD'Entrecasteaux Islands Region (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Sun, 10 Mar 12:48 UTCM 6.1 / 10.2 kmPapua New Guinea [Sea]INGV
Sun, 10 Mar 12:48 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km140km SSW of Kulumadau, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Madang Province, Papua New Guinea / MMI V (Moderate shaking): In early hours of the morning around 3am, I woke up to a jolt as the bunk I was sleeping on was shaking as it repeatedly hit the wall
Uk / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(14891.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)


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