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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bismarck Sea on Thursday, 3 March 2016

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Bismarck Sea on Thursday, 3 March 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 5.8 quake: Bismarck Sea on Thu, 3 Mar 21h47, which had occurred 10 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Bismarck Sea on Thursday, 3 March 2016
Mar 3 22:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.5.
Mar 3 22:09: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 6.0.
Mar 3 22:13: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.5.
Mar 3 22:28: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Date & time: Thursday, 3 March 2016 21:58 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.25°S / 148.79°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: unnamed submarine (126 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^12 J (2.21 GWh / 1898 tons of TNT / 0.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 3 Mar 2016
Thu, 3 Mar 21:57 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km BISMARCK SEAEMSC
Thu, 3 Mar 21:58 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km- 211km ESE of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Thu, 3 Mar 21:58 UTCM 5.1 / 59 kmBismarck SeaGeoAu

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