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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea) on Thursday, 5 March 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea) on Thursday, 5 March 2020
Mar 5 15:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 19.0 km.
Mar 6 06:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 19.0 to 24.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 5 March 2020 14:48 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.34°S / 145.31°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bam (54 km)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 5 Mar 2020
Thu, 5 Mar 14:48 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km146km ENE of Angoram, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Thu, 5 Mar 14:48 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmNear N Coast Of New Guinea, Png. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Thu, 5 Mar 14:48 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmNear N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea)GFZ

"I felt it" reports:
(109.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)

 

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