Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 36 km northwest of Tari, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, 1 April 2020 at 14:39 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 36 km northwest of Tari, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, 1 April 2020 at 14:39 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 203 km depth

1 Apr 14:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Apr 2 10:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 202.0 to 203.0 km.
Date & time: 1 Apr 2020 14:39:25 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 203.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.67°S / 142.71°E (Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Sisa (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NW of Tari (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WNW of Ialibu (Southern Highlands) (pop: 6,920) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) W of Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SSW of Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) W of Goroka (Eastern Highlands) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) W of Madang (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) WNW of Lae (Morobe) (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
647 km (402 mi) NW of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.3203 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG
4.7202 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaEMSC
4.338 km97km SW of Porgera, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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