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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 2 August 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.0 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 1 Aug 19h22, which had occurred 14 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 2 August 2020
Aug 2 10:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.9.
Date & time: Sunday, 2 August 2020 09:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.35°S / 148.82°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: unnamed submarine (116 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 2 Aug 2020
Sun, 2 Aug 09:30 UTCM 5.9 / 46 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Sun, 2 Aug 09:29 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Sun, 2 Aug 09:29 UTCM 5.9 / 8.1 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sun, 2 Aug 09:29 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km206 km WSW of Kavieng, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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