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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 1 August 2020
Aug 1 21:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.7.
Aug 1 21:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Aug 1 21:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 36.0 km.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.4°S / 148.68°E
(Papua New Guinea
Nearest volcano: unnamed submarine
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013
joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more
Date & time: Saturday, 1 August 2020 19:08 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 1 Aug 2020|
|Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTC||M 5.7 / 40 km||Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)||EMSC|
|Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTC||M 5.8 / 21 km||Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)||BMKG|
|Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTC||M 5.7 / 30.2 km||Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)||GeoAu|
|Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTC||M 5.7 / 10 km||204 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
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