Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 30km 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
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.0155°S / 149.7215°E
Nearest volcano: Garbuna
(71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:69 km SW de Kimbe
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
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.
|Heure||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTC||M 6.5 / 55 km||New Britain Region, P.N.G.||GFZ|
|Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTC||M 6.6 / 80 km|| NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.||EMSC|
|Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTC||M 6.6 / 62 km||29km NE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea||USGS|
|Sun, 7 Jul 20:30 UTC||M 6.5 / 63 km||New Britain Region, PNG||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake: 29km NE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, 7 Jul 2013 20h30
Show info about thisList 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
Map of aftershocks
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