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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 13 April 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.1 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea), 12 Apr 2019 14h51, which had occurred 18 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 13 April 2019
13 Apr 08:57 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 13 minutes.
Apr 15 06:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 54.5 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 13 April 2019 08:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 54.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.525°S / 148.692°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
190 km (118 mi) E of Lae (pop: 76,300)
193 km (120 mi) SW of Kimbe (pop: 18,800)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 13 Apr 08:44 UTCM 5.0 / 54.5 kmNew Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sat, 13 Apr 08:44 UTCM 5.2 / 38.5 km90km E of Finschhafen, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sat, 13 Apr 08:44 UTCM 5.2 / 50 kmNew Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC

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443.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight shaking and little vibrations felt for approx. 40 seconds

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 13 April 2019
 

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