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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: Tuesday, 5 May 2015 01:44 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]
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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

 

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