Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 76 km southeast of Popondetta, Sohe, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 at 21:01 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 76 km southeast of Popondetta, Sohe, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 at 21:01 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 14 km depth

30 Apr 21:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 19 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 14.0 km.
Date & time: 30 Apr 2019 21:01:02 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.37°S / 148.56°E (Northern Province, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Managlase (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Kokoda (Sohe) (pop: 6,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) E of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) WNW of Alotau (Milne Bay) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SE of Wau (Morobe) (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SE of Bulolo (Morobe) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SSE of Lae (Morobe) (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) SSW of Kimbe (Talasea District, West New Britain) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (314 mi) SE of Goroka (Eastern Highlands) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) SE of Madang (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.514 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
4.910 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
4.910 km100km SSE of Popondetta, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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