Strong Earthquake New Britain Region. P.N.G. 04-Jul-14 (E141851500)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.6 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-07-04T15:00:26.430Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 6.205°S, 152.821°E
  • Seismic Region: 15 – Bismarck and Solomon Islands
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1920 – New Britain Region. P.N.G.
  • Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
  • Distances:
    1. 193km (119mi) S of Taron, Papua New Guinea
    2. 214km (132mi) SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
    3. 300km (186mi) W of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
    4. 305km (189mi) ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
    5. 717km (445mi) ENE of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000rqgz

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer


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One Response to Strong Earthquake New Britain Region. P.N.G. 04-Jul-14 (E141851500)

  1. Pingback: Weekly Geophysical: 04 July 2014 | QVS Data

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