Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.9 reported 109 km south of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea
dim., 18 juil. 2021, 01:0701:07 AM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred 37 minutes ago 109 km south of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey reported.
4.9 quake 18 Jul 10:28 am (GMT +10)
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Kandrian, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, in the morning on Sunday 18 July 2021 at 10:28 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.9 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kandrian (pop. 1000) located 109 km from the epicenter.
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Date & heure: 18 Jul 10:28 am (GMT +10) local time (18 Jul 2021 00:28 GMT)
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Épicentre latitude / longitude: 7.18°S / 149.45°E (Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea)
Source de données principale: USGS
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