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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Tuesday, 14 May 2019
May 14 13:55: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 104.0 to 106.0 km.
May 15 03:05: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 106.0 to 102.0 km.
Date & time: Tue, 14 May 13:38:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.37°S / 152.77°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (75 km)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 14 May 2019
Tue, 14 May 13:38 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km47km ENE of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Tue, 14 May 13:38 UTCM 5.0 / 40 kmNew Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Tue, 14 May 13:38 UTCM 5.2 / 25.8 kmNew Britain Region, PNG (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Ramoaina High school - Duke of York Islands (41.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Current location: Almost very close to the epicenter North East coast from Rabaul Town. The sudden movement of the earth was a shocking experience for us. During the night, we could not sleep due to darkened clouds covering the moon as well as the roaring sea tides over the reefs with continuous barking of dogs. Nearly more than 20 houses of both permanent and semi permanent houses falls to the ground. Water tanks spills off drinking rain water an two water tanks at Urakukur Village bust. Report
Kokopo / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 14 May 14:54 UTCM 4.2 / 249 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Tue, 14 May 20:09 UTCM 4.6 / 35.5 km - [info]60km NNW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Thu, 16 May 2019
Thu, 16 May 01:24 UTCM 5.5 / 85 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Thu, 16 May 10:17 UTCM 5.0 / 30 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]EMSC
Thu, 16 May 12:09 UTCM 4.9 / 46 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 17 May 2019
Fri, 17 May 22:37 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ
Sat, 18 May 2019
Sat, 18 May 14:58 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)[Map]GFZ

 

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