Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 118 km southwest of Kimbe, Talasea District, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 20:13 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - 118 km southwest of Kimbe, Talasea District, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 20:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 81 km depth

11 May 20:24 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 11 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.4 to 80.9 km.
Date & time: 11 May 2019 08:13:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 80.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.098°S / 149.223°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NW of Kandrian (pop: 1,010)
118 km (73 mi) SW of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800)
161 km (100 mi) NE of Finschhafen (pop: 1,050)
257 km (160 mi) NE of Lae (pop: 76,300)
309 km (192 mi) NE of Wau (pop: 14,600)
311 km (193 mi) NE of Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
316 km (196 mi) NE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200)
435 km (270 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.381 kmNew Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
M 5.155 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
M 5.161 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)GFZ
M 5.073 kmNew Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
M 5.158 km28km NW of Kandrian, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake 118 km southwest of Kimbe, Talasea District, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, 11 May 20:13 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 118 km southwest of Kimbe, Talasea District, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 20:13 (GMT)
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