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Alert: 5.2 earthquake, New Britain region, Papua New Guinea. Oct 3 6:57pm at epicenter (13m ago, 116km SSE of Rabaul, depth 57km)


Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 5.2
Date-Time
Location 5.161°S, 152.635°E
Depth 57.4 km (35.7 miles)
Region NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances 88 km (54 miles) SSW of Taron, New Ireland, PNG
117 km (72 miles) SSE of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
766 km (475 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2473 km (1536 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 19.4 km (12.1 miles); depth +/- 11.1 km (6.9 miles)
Parameters NST= 52, Nph= 54, Dmin=119.1 km, Rmss=1.23 sec, Gp=115°,
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=7
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc00063sf

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