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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Dec 17 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Date & time: Wed, 17 Dec 09:46:56 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.5°S / 151.36°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Hargy (62 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Wed, 17 Dec 09:46 UTCM 5.3 / 75 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Wed, 17 Dec 09:46 UTCM 5.3 / 73.1 km140km E of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Wed, 17 Dec 09:46 UTCM 5.5 / 73 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

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