Get our newsletter!
Voyages aux volcans actifs !
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Départs garantis:
12-30 août 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
13-29 août 2019: Les volcans actifs de Java - Java (Indonésie)
1-19 sept. 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 sept. 2019: Du Krakatau à Bali - Java (Indonésie)
12-20 oct. 2019: Montagnes de Feu - du Stromboli à l'Etna - Eoliennes + Etna
2-18 nov. 2019: Volcans et Épices - Mer des Moluques (Sulawesi, Indonésie)
17-21 nov. 2019: Spécial Volcan Krakatau - Le Krakatau, détroit de la Sonde
9-17 mai 2020: Montagnes de Feu - du Stromboli à l'Etna - Eoliennes + Etna
: Places libres / : Départ garanti / : Quelques places disponibles / : Groupe fermé
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Diaporama

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 9 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 9 May 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.4 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tue, 5 May 01h44, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Saturday, 9 May 2015
May 9 13:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Date & time: Saturday, 9 May 2015 11:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.84°S / 151.61°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: Karai (Sulu Range) (92 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 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
Sat, 9 May 2015
Sat, 9 May 11:14 UTCM 5.4 / 40 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Sat, 9 May 11:14 UTCM 5.4 / 42 km166km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sat, 9 May 11:14 UTCM 5.6 / 45 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Kokopo (Papua New Guinea) (179 km N from epicenter)(no details): Maybe an after shake (via EMSC)

 

Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyright: VolcanoDiscovery ou autres sources indiquées.
Utilisation des documents: Les textes, les images et les vidéos de ce site internet sont protégées par copyright. Toute reproduction et tout usage sans accord préalable ne sont pas autorisés. Si vous désirez acquérir pour certains documents (photos, vidéos, textes ou autres) le droit de reproduction, d'édition et, plus généralement, de toute utilisation destinée à un usage public, qu'elle soit commerciale ou pas, vous êtes priés de nous contacter.