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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 5 May 2019

This quake was likely a foreshock of the M 7.1 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Mon, 6 May 21h19, which followed after 1 day 13 hours.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 5 May 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 138.0 to 137.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 5 May 2019 08:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 137.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.29°S / 145.83°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Yelia (85 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 5 May 2019
Sun, 5 May 08:42 UTCM 5.2 / 132 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaEMSC
Sun, 5 May 08:42 UTCM 5.2 / 127 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG
Sun, 5 May 08:42 UTCM 5.1 / 133.2 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaGeoAu
Sun, 5 May 08:42 UTCM 5.2 / 122 km11km WSW of Kainantu, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Port Moresby (419.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Port Moresby at around 7:20 am this morning Tue.07'.May.2019.It lasted less then a minute.I feel the earth moving and the things in my house moved.
Lae Morobe Province / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kainantu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)


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