Mag. 4.7 earthquake - East New Britain Province, 137 km east of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - East New Britain Province, 137 km east of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 267 km depth

9 Mar 13:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 16 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2019 13:29:24 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 267.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.38°S / 151.36°E (Nouvelle-Bretagne orientale, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Volcan le plus près: Bamus (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km E de Kimbe (Talasea District, West New Britain) (pop: 18,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
153 km SO de Kokopo (East New Britain) (pop: 26,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
159 km SO de Rabaul (East New Britain) (pop: 8,070) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
221 km ENE de Kandrian (West New Britain) (pop: 1,010) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
318 km SSE de Kavieng (New Ireland) (pop: 14,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
511 km NE de Popondetta (Sohe, Northern Province) (pop: 28,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
650 km NE de Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.7267 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
M 4.8110 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
M 4.8110 km87km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.095 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - East New Britain Province, 137 km east of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)
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