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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Jan 26 03:19: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Jan 26 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 24.0 km.
Jan 26 09:54: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Date & time: Tuesday, 26 January 2016 03:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.33°S / 153.16°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: Ambitle (127 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
Tue, 26 Jan 03:10 UTCM 6.0 / 44 kmNEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Tue, 26 Jan 03:10 UTCM 6.1 / 50 kmNew Ireland Region, PNGGeoAu
Tue, 26 Jan 03:10 UTCM 6.1 / 19.5 kmNew Ireland, Papua New Guinea, region [Sea: Papua New Guinea]INGV

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