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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 1 August 2020

This quake was likely a foreshock of the M 6.0 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 1 Aug 19h22, which followed after 13 minutes.
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.
Date & time: Saturday, 1 August 2020 19:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.4°S / 148.68°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: unnamed submarine (110 km)
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]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 1 Aug 2020
Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTCM 5.7 / 40 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTCM 5.8 / 21 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTCM 5.7 / 30.2 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sat, 1 Aug 19:08 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km204 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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