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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 25 July 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 25 July 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 25 July 2016
25 Jul 19:44 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 6 minutes.
Jul 25 19:45: Magnitude recalculée de 6.1 à 6.2.
Jul 25 19:47: Magnitude recalculée de 6.2 à 6.1.
Jul 25 20:10: Magnitude recalculée de 6.1 à 6.4.
Date & time: Monday, 25 July 2016 19:38 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.98°S / 148.03°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: unnamed submarine (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km SE de Lorengau (pop: 5,800)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 25 Jul 19:38 UTCM 6.4 / 10 kmAdmiralty Islands Region, P.N.G.GFZ
Mon, 25 Jul 19:38 UTCM 6.4 / 7.3 km- 128km SE of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Mon, 25 Jul 19:38 UTCM 6.3 / 10 km ADMIRALTY ISLANDS REGION, P.N.G.EMSC

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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G., 25 Jul 2016 19h38

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 23 Oct 2016 07:26 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Monday, 25 July 2016

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