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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 503.0 to 504.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 504.0 to 506.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 506.0 to 505.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 505.0 to 501.0 km.
Aug 31 05:04: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.7.
Date & time: Wed, 31 Aug 03:11:36 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 501.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.7°S / 152.73°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearest volcano: Tanga (50 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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.
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- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 31 Aug 2016
Wed, 31 Aug 03:11 UTCM 6.7 / 513 km NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Aug 03:11 UTCM 6.7 / 499.1 km- 39km E of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Kokopo (87.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Building I was in was 'swaying'. Suspended light fixtures were swinging back and forth. Slight aftershocks still felt.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 17 Dec 2016
Sat, 17 Dec 10:51 UTCM 7.9 / 93 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 11:22 UTCM 5.7 / 83 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 13:16 UTCM 5.4 / 124 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 17 Dec 22:38 UTCM 4.9 / 109 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 20 Dec 2016
Tue, 20 Dec 01:57 UTCM 5.1 / 114 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Tue, 20 Dec 06:07 UTCM 5.2 / 20 km - [info]Solomon Islands[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 20 Dec 15:21 UTCM 5.1 - [info]North of Solomon Islands[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 20 Dec 15:21 UTCM 4.9 / 113 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 27 Dec 2016
Tue, 27 Dec 15:25 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 21 Jan 2017
Sat, 21 Jan 20:03 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 28 Jan 2017
Sat, 28 Jan 23:12 UTCM 5.0 / 60 km - [info] NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 11 Feb 2017
Sat, 11 Feb 22:53 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]- 121km SSE of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 11 Feb 22:53 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 12 Feb 2017
Sun, 12 Feb 09:16 UTCM 4.9 / 11.6 km - [info]- 19km NNE of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Feb 2017
Wed, 15 Feb 19:26 UTCM 4.6 / 81.9 km - [info]- 9km W of Taron, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 18 Mar 2017
Sat, 18 Mar 23:46 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]- 100km WNW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Apr 2017
Fri, 21 Apr 10:34 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Mon, 15 May 2017
Mon, 15 May 13:22 UTCM 6.2 / 21 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 1 Jun 2017
Thu, 1 Jun 08:16 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 110km WNW of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Mon, 5 Jun 2017
Mon, 5 Jun 23:02 UTCM 4.8 / 390 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 29 Jun 2017
Thu, 29 Jun 12:42 UTCM 5.4 / 62 km - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sat, 12 Aug 2017
Sat, 12 Aug 12:46 UTCM 5.2 - [info]New Ireland Region, P.N.G[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 12 Aug 12:46 UTCM 4.8 / 33.2 km - [info]- 147km NE of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sat, 12 Aug 18:09 UTCM 5.1 / 94 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ

 

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