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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 29 March 2015

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 29 March 2015

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 29 March 2015
Mar 30 16:10: Magnitude recalculated from 7.5 to 7.4.
Date & time: Sun, 29 Mar 23:48:30 UTC
Magnitude: 7.4
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.72°S / 152.47°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (74 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^15 J (2206 GWh / 1.9*10^6 tons of TNT / 118.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 29 Mar 2015
Sun, 29 Mar 23:48 UTCM 7.5 / 40 km55km SE of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 29 Mar 23:48 UTCM 7.5 / 40 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sun, 29 Mar 23:48 UTCM 7.7 / 72 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Kokopo (Papua New Guinea) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was so terrified. It felt just like the earthquake during 1994 volcanic eruption. (via EMSC)
Bula (Papua New Guinea) (1337 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt the moving very well. Not too violent though. Lasted only about a minute. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Mon, 30 Mar 00:15 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 31 Mar 2015
Tue, 31 Mar 12:18 UTCM 6.0 / 50 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Apr 2015
Thu, 30 Apr 10:45 UTCM 6.6 / 40 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 1 May 2015
Fri, 1 May 08:06 UTCM 6.7 / 68 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 5 May 2015
Tue, 5 May 01:44 UTCM 7.4 / 37 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 30 Jun 2015
Tue, 30 Jun 03:39 UTCM 6.0 / 48 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 28 Dec 2015
Mon, 28 Dec 14:39 UTCM 4.8 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 6 Jan 2016
Wed, 6 Jan 05:11 UTCM 4.8 / 60 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Jan 2016
Sun, 10 Jan 01:40 UTCM 4.7 / 122 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Jan 13:58 UTCM 4.6 / 60 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Jan 2016
Mon, 18 Jan 16:26 UTCM 4.9 / 156 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 (7 earthquakes)
Tue, 26 Jan 03:10 UTCM 6.1 / 24 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Jan 10:49 UTCM 4.7 / 29 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Jan 15:47 UTCM 5.2 / 25 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Jan 19:22 UTCM 4.6 / 39.8 km - [info]- 100km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 26 Jan 20:03 UTCM 5.4 / 24 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Jan 21:34 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Jan 22:06 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Feb 2016
Fri, 5 Feb 04:12 UTCM 4.6 / 64 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Feb 17:48 UTCM 5.2 / 126 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 6 Feb 2016
Sat, 6 Feb 22:23 UTCM 4.6 / 112 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 11 Feb 2016
Thu, 11 Feb 01:37 UTCM 4.6 / 109 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 11 Feb 23:46 UTCM 5.0 / 44 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Feb 2016
Tue, 16 Feb 19:07 UTCM 5.1 / 75 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 17 Feb 2016
Wed, 17 Feb 05:31 UTCM 4.7 / 65 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 18 Feb 2016
Thu, 18 Feb 17:36 UTCM 4.8 / 42.2 km - [info]- 110km SSW of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Thu, 18 Feb 20:47 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Fri, 19 Feb 2016
Fri, 19 Feb 16:02 UTCM 4.9 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 20 Feb 2016
Sat, 20 Feb 00:47 UTCM 4.6 / 142 km - [info] BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Feb 2016
Sun, 28 Feb 06:00 UTCM 4.7 / 119 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 29 Feb 2016
Mon, 29 Feb 09:42 UTCM 4.6 / 113 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 1 Mar 2016
Tue, 1 Mar 18:30 UTCM 4.7 / 49.2 km - [info]- 41km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 9 Mar 2016
Wed, 9 Mar 16:06 UTCM 4.8 / 60 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Thu, 10 Mar 2016
Thu, 10 Mar 17:56 UTCM 4.9 / 114 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 11 Mar 2016
Fri, 11 Mar 04:23 UTCM 4.6 / 202 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 16 Mar 2016
Wed, 16 Mar 16:04 UTCM 4.8 / 69 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 18 Mar 2016
Fri, 18 Mar 00:31 UTCM 5.5 / 64 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 22 Mar 2016
Tue, 22 Mar 07:24 UTCM 4.5 / 51 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 23 Mar 2016
Wed, 23 Mar 12:20 UTCM 4.6 / 189 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 28 Mar 2016
Mon, 28 Mar 03:57 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ

 

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