Strong Earthquake New Britain Region. P.N.G. 15-May-17 (E171351322)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Event Details – subject to further review.

Magnitude 6.2[was 5.8] [Reviwed]

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2017-05-15T13:22:38.630Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 4.022°S, 152.4781°E
  • Seismic Region: 15 – Bismarck and Solomon Islands
  • Seismic Geo Area: 192 – New Britain Region. P.N.G.
  • Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us10008sjn
  • Version Timestamp : 2017-08-05 03:32:07 (UTC)

Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
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
Location map


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