Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 25 km southeast of Bairiman, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 8:05 pm (GMT +10) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Solomon Sea, 25 km southeast of Bairiman, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 8:05 pm (GMT +10)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Nov 10:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Nov 2020 10:05:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 8:05 pm (GMT +10)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.9179°S / 151.5503°E (Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Hargy (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
162 km (100 mi) ESE of Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) SSW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SSW of Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) E of Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SSE of Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) NE of Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
626 km (389 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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

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M 4.610 km161 Km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 4.610 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaEMSC

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 25 km southeast of Bairiman, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 8:05 pm (GMT +10)

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