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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea) on Thursday, 21 May 2020

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea) on Thursday, 21 May 2020
May 21 20:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.5.
Date & time: Thursday, 21 May 2020 19:18 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.98°S / 142.71°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (76 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 21 May 2020
Thu, 21 May 19:18 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmNear N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Thu, 21 May 19:18 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmNear N Coast Of New Guinea, Png. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Thu, 21 May 19:18 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km60km ENE of Aitape, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Thu, 21 May 19:18 UTCM 5.1 / 38.8 kmNear N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu

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