Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Ireland, 67 km east of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Sunday, 16 December 2018 at 12:21 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Ireland, 67 km east of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on Sunday, 16 December 2018 at 12:21 (GMT)

Séisme modéré magnitude 5.0 at 57 km depth

16 Dec 12:40 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 19 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Dec 2018 12:21:07 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.24°S / 152.86°E (Nouvelle-Irlande, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Volcan le plus près: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km E de Kokopo (East New Britain) (pop: 26,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
77 km E de Rabaul (East New Britain) (pop: 8,070) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
295 km SE de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
295 km SE de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
335 km ENE de Kimbe (Talasea District, West New Britain) (pop: 18,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
371 km NO de Panguna (Bougainville) (pop: 2,920) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
373 km NO de Arawa (Bougainville) (pop: 40,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
420 km NO de Buin (Bougainville) (pop: 750) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
427 km ENE de Kandrian (West New Britain) (pop: 1,010) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
858 km NE de Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.057 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
M 5.057 km- 31km NW of Taron, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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