Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Bismarck Sea, 7 km northeast of Bulumuri, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 11:50 am (GMT +10) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Bismarck Sea, 7 km northeast of Bulumuri, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 11:50 am (GMT +10)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 339 km depth

26 Nov 02:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
26 Nov 02:11: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 353.0 to 339.0 km (from 219 to 211 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9 mi) towards S.
Update Thu, 26 Nov 2020, 02:48
Light 4.9 quake hits near Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
4.9 quake 26 Nov 11:50 am (GMT +10)
4.9 quake 26 Nov 11:50 am (GMT +10)
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake near Kimbe was reported 57 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a great depth of 339 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Thursday 26 November 2020 at 11.50 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 at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.9 as well. A third agency, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.4.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kimbe (pop. 18,800) located 64 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
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Earthquake data:

Дата & время: 26 Nov 2020 01:50:47 UTC -
Местное время в эпицентре: Четверг, 26 ноя 2020 11:50 (GMT +10)
Величина: 4.9
Глубина: 339.0 km
Эпицентр Широта / Долгота: 4.98°S / 150.19°E (Новогвинейское море, Папуа — Новая Гвинея)
Ближайшие вулкана: Dakataua (25 km / 16 mi)
Города поблизости:
64 km (40 mi) N of Кимбе (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
154 km (96 mi) NNE of Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
235 km (146 mi) WSW of Рабаул (Rabaul District) (pop: 8,070) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
241 km (150 mi) WSW of Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
276 km (171 mi) SSW of Кавиенг (Kavieng District) (pop: 14,500) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
403 km (250 mi) ENE of Лаэ (pop: 76,300) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
461 km (286 mi) SE of Lorengau (Manus District) (pop: 5,810) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
464 km (288 mi) ENE of Bulolo (pop: 16,000) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
465 km (289 mi) NE of Wau (pop: 14,600) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
602 km (374 mi) NE of Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
12 km (7 mi) N of Taure Islet Island --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
107 km (66 mi) NW of New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from S
Источник данных: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Если вы почувствовали землетрясение (или находитесь рядом с эпицентром), пожалуйста, поделитесь своим опытом и отправьте короткое сообщение "Я почувствовал это землетрясение"! Остальным пользователям будет интересно узнать об этом!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. Вы можете использовать геоданные вашего устройства или карту, чтобы уточнить, где вы находились во время землетрясения. Спасибо большое!

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.
M 4.9339 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaEMSC
M 4.4353 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 4.9339 km63 Km N of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 4.4355 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGFZ
M 4.4353 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Bismarck Sea, 7 km northeast of Bulumuri, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 11:50 am (GMT +10)
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