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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]
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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)


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