Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 213 km northwest of Lorengau, Manus District, Manus Province, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 29 Oct 8.47 am (GMT +10) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 213 km northwest of Lorengau, Manus District, Manus Province, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 29 Oct 8.47 am (GMT +10)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 67 km depth

28 Oct 22:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
29 Oct 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 117.0 to 67.0 km (from 73 to 42 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 56 km (35 mi) towards ENE.
2 Nov 06:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 67.0 to 10.0 km (from 42 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 77 km (48 mi) towards NE.
2 Nov 06:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 67.0 km (from 6.2 to 42 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 77 km (48 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 10:47:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 29 Oct 8.47 am (GMT +10)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.54°S / 146.08°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearby towns and cities:
213 km (132 mi) NW of Lorengau (Manus District) (pop: 5,810)
431 km (268 mi) NE of Wewak (pop: 18,200)
505 km (314 mi) NE of Aitape (pop: 5,550)
522 km (324 mi) N of Madang (pop: 27,400)
572 km (356 mi) WNW of Kavieng (pop: 14,500)
582 km (362 mi) ENE of Vanimo (pop: 11,200)
626 km (389 mi) NNE of Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
695 km (432 mi) N of Lae (pop: 76,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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 4.667 km- 219 km NNW of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 4.910 kmAdmiralty Islands Region, P.n.g., Papua New GuineaEMSC
M 4.910 km219 Km NNW of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.010 kmAdmiralty Islands Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGFZ
M 5.030 kmAdmiralty Islands Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGeoAu
M 4.667 kmAdmiralty Islands Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 4.910 km219 Km NNW of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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