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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 57km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 11 May 2014

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 57km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 11 May 2014
Date & time: Sun, 11 May 15:32:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, May 12, 2014 02:32:24
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 61.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.5255°S / 155.0048°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Bagana (48 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 11 May 2014
Sun, 11 May 15:32 UTCM 5.1 / 39 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Sun, 11 May 15:32 UTCM 5.1 / 40 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Chennai / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 12 May 2014
Mon, 12 May 05:08 UTCM 4.9 / 81.1 km - [info]72km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 13 May 2014
Tue, 13 May 10:36 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info]72km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 13 May 10:38 UTCM 4.7 / 72 km - [info][Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 13 May 10:38 UTCM 5.1 / 72.2 km - [info]57km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 14 May 2014
Wed, 14 May 04:20 UTCM 4.7 / 56 km - [info]4.7 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 15 May 2014
Thu, 15 May 04:32 UTCM 4.7 / 95.9 km - [info]72km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 17 May 2014
Sat, 17 May 23:43 UTCM 4.8 / 43.5 km - [info]124km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 20 May 2014
Tue, 20 May 12:37 UTCM 4.7 / 89 km - [info]4.7 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 23 May 2014
Fri, 23 May 11:55 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]106km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 25 May 2014
Sun, 25 May 20:39 UTCM 4.7 / 60 km - [info]4.7 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 26 May 2014
Mon, 26 May 09:46 UTCM 4.8 / 77.8 km - [info]88km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 27 May 2014
Tue, 27 May 02:35 UTCM 4.8 / 47 km - [info]4.8 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 9 Jun 2014
Mon, 9 Jun 12:25 UTCM 5.2 / 100 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 10 Jun 2014
Tue, 10 Jun 18:26 UTCM 5.3 / 5 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 10 Jun 18:48 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 12 Jun 2014
Thu, 12 Jun 21:15 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 15 Jun 2014
Sun, 15 Jun 11:18 UTCM 4.6 / 105.8 km - [info]36km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 21 Jun 2014
Sat, 21 Jun 09:24 UTCM 4.6 / 24 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 27 Jun 2014
Fri, 27 Jun 23:30 UTCM 4.8 / 72 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 4 Jul 2014
Fri, 4 Jul 13:12 UTCM 5.5 / 44 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 4 Jul 22:44 UTCM 4.9 / 129.4 km - [info]130km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 8 Jul 2014
Tue, 8 Jul 10:46 UTCM 4.5 / 34 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 10 Jul 2014
Thu, 10 Jul 17:06 UTCM 4.5 / 25 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 10 Jul 19:24 UTCM 5.2 / 38 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 13 Jul 2014
Sun, 13 Jul 15:22 UTCM 4.7 / 43.9 km - [info]127km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 14 Jul 2014
Mon, 14 Jul 04:39 UTCM 4.8 / 54.2 km - [info]108km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Thu, 17 Jul 2014
Thu, 17 Jul 18:08 UTCM 5.2 / 55 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 21 Jul 2014
Mon, 21 Jul 10:39 UTCM 4.5 / 30 km - [info]4.5 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Wed, 30 Jul 16:01 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 2 Aug 2014
Sat, 2 Aug 09:52 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 7 Aug 2014
Thu, 7 Aug 20:20 UTCM 4.8 / 94 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Aug 2014
Sun, 10 Aug 11:40 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]198km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Aug 2014
Sat, 16 Aug 14:08 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info]88km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Fri, 22 Aug 17:39 UTCM 5.2 / 40 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 23 Aug 2014
Sat, 23 Aug 23:40 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info]71km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 26 Aug 2014
Tue, 26 Aug 18:16 UTCM 4.8 / 61.2 km - [info]54km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Fri, 29 Aug 13:14 UTCM 5.3 / 62 km - [info]Bougainville Island Region[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 29 Aug 13:14 UTCM 5.3 / 74 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 8 Sep 2014
Mon, 8 Sep 15:21 UTCM 4.8 / 80 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Sep 2014
Fri, 12 Sep 02:23 UTCM 5.0 / 60 km - [info] SOLOMON ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Thu, 18 Sep 23:50 UTCM 4.8 / 49.5 km - [info]87km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
Fri, 10 Oct 16:22 UTCM 4.8 / 162.5 km - [info]145km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Thu, 23 Oct 09:56 UTCM 4.7 / 86.1 km - [info]105km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Mon, 27 Oct 18:47 UTCM 4.6 / 72 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 24 Nov 2014
Mon, 24 Nov 21:02 UTCM 5.6 / 179 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 27 Nov 2014
Thu, 27 Nov 12:40 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 4 Dec 2014
Thu, 4 Dec 02:19 UTCM 4.7 / 80.1 km - [info]68km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 7 Dec 2014
Sun, 7 Dec 01:22 UTCM 6.5 / 15 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 7 Dec 01:40 UTCM 5.3 / 25 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 7 Dec 02:24 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ

 

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