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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015
May 5 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 7.5 to 7.4.
Date & time: Tue, 5 May 01:44:06 UTC
Magnitude: 7.4
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.49°S / 151.91°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: Bamus (100 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.
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- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 5 May 2015
Tue, 5 May 01:44 UTCM 7.4 / 40 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Tue, 5 May 01:44 UTCM 7.5 / 42 km130km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Tue, 5 May 01:44 UTCM 7.4 / 53 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
(United States) (6214 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Waiting for a tsunami alert, Hawaii Island shaking a lot too something is going on under us (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 30 Jun 2015
Tue, 30 Jun 03:39 UTCM 6.0 / 48 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Wed, 16 Sep 14:03 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 27 Dec 2015
Sun, 27 Dec 17:31 UTCM 4.6 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 28 Dec 2015
Mon, 28 Dec 14:39 UTCM 4.8 / 40 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN 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
Wed, 13 Jan 2016
Wed, 13 Jan 23:53 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info]- New Britain region, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
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
Thu, 11 Feb 2016
Thu, 11 Feb 23:46 UTCM 5.0 / 44 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 14 Feb 2016
Sun, 14 Feb 14:36 UTCM 4.8 / 203 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
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
Sat, 20 Feb 2016
Sat, 20 Feb 18:34 UTCM 4.3 / 58 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
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
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
Wed, 23 Mar 18:33 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Apr 2016
Mon, 11 Apr 00:50 UTCM 4.8 / 51 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 12 Apr 2016
Tue, 12 Apr 05:41 UTCM 5.3 / 65 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 20 Apr 2016
Wed, 20 Apr 10:41 UTCM 5.0 / 47 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 2 May 2016
Mon, 2 May 08:10 UTCM 5.2 / 109 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ

 

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