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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 30km NE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 7 July 2013

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 29km NE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 7 July 2013

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 29km NE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 7 July 2013
7 Jul 20:46 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 16 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 7 July 2013 20:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, July 08, 2013 06:30:07
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.0155°S / 149.7215°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: Garbuna (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km SW de Kimbe (pop: 18,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTCM 6.5 / 55 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G.GFZ
Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTCM 6.6 / 80 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTCM 6.6 / 62 km29km NE of Kandrian, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTCM 6.5 / 63 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake: 29km NE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, 7 Jul 2013 20h30

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 Jul 2013 10:42 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    55.6 km (34.5 mi) depth
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 29km NE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 7 July 2013

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