Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 49 km west of Mendi, Sauten Hailans, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 21:06 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 49 km west of Mendi, Sauten Hailans, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 21:06 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 54 km depth

7 Jul 21:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 14 minutes.
Jul 8 12:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: 7 Jul 2020 09:06:34 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.04°S / 143.23°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Doma Peaks (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Tari (pop: 8,190)
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Mendi (pop: 26,300)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Wabag (pop: 3,960)
89 km (55 mi) WNW of Ialibu (pop: 6,920)
113 km (70 mi) W of Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
192 km (120 mi) W of Kundiawa (pop: 9,380)
423 km (263 mi) W of Lae (pop: 76,300)
479 km (298 mi) SE of Jayapura (Indonesia) (pop: 134,900)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.854 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 4.610 km59 km SSW of Tari, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 4.610 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaEMSC

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 49 km west of Mendi, Sauten Hailans, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 21:06 (GMT)
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