Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 48km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, on 2019-07-21 21:45:58 +10:00

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 48km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, on 2019-07-21 21:45:58 +10:00

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 68 km depth

21 Jul 12:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Jul 2019 11:45:58 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 2019-07-21 21:45:58 +10:00
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 68.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.3034°S / 149.1169°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Langila (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
141 km (87 mi) SW of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800)
239 km (148 mi) ENE of Lae (pop: 76,300)
289 km (180 mi) ENE of Wau (pop: 14,600)
291 km (181 mi) NNE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200)
291 km (181 mi) ENE of Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
388 km (241 mi) ESE of Madang (pop: 27,400)
411 km (255 mi) WSW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
713 km (443 mi) W of Arawa (pop: 40,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.668 km48km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 4.668 kmNew Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC

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