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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Friday, 31 July 2020

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Friday, 31 July 2020
Jul 31 16:25: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 52.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 31 July 2020 16:04 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.5°S / 151.78°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Ulawun (81 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 31 Jul 2020
Fri, 31 Jul 16:04 UTCM 5.3 / 40 kmNew Britain Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Fri, 31 Jul 16:04 UTCM 5.3 / 42 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Fri, 31 Jul 16:04 UTCM 5.3 / 59 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Fri, 31 Jul 16:04 UTCM 5.3 / 64.2 km142 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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