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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Friday, 1 May 2015

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Friday, 1 May 2015

This quake was likely a foreshock of the M 7.4 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tue, 5 May 01h44
Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Friday, 1 May 2015
May 1 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 68.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 1 May 08:06:07 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.24°S / 151.73°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: Ulawun (59 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 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.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 1 May 2015
Fri, 1 May 08:06 UTCM 6.8 / 60 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Fri, 1 May 08:06 UTCM 6.8 / 57 km106km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Fri, 1 May 08:06 UTCM 7.1 / 60 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) (112 km N from epicenter)(no details): I was about to light the stove to make popcorn ..bang... The whole building shook.. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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