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Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.2 on date 09-05-2018 and time 09:57:58 (Italy) in region Papua New Guinea [Sea]

A magnitude Mwp 6.2 earthquake occured in region: Papua New Guinea [Sea], on

  • 09-05-2018 07:57:58 (UTC)
  • 09-05-2018 09:57:58 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 09-05-2018 18:57:58 (UTC +11:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Bougainville)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -5.94, 151.71 at 20 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Rev 100 mb 5.4
Mwp 6.2

Mwpd 6.4
2018-05-09
07:57:58
-5.94 151.71 20 2018-05-09
11:12:38
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 56669881
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2018-05-09 07:57:58
Latitude -5.94
Longitude 151.71
Depth (km) 20 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 56669881

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 13956
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2057
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 252
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 11334.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 42.0661
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 87
Number of defining phases 87
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.57832
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 1.80681
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 101.37753
Number of stations at which the event was observed 75
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 75
Magnitudes information

Mwpd:6.4

Field Value
Value 6.4
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 21
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 56669881
Agency INGV
Autore Auto added
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-05-09 11:12:38

Mwp:6.2

Field Value
Value 6.2
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 24
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 56669881
Agency INGV
Autore Auto added
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-05-09 11:12:38

mb:5.4

Field Value
Value 5.4
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 44
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 56669881
Agency INGV
Autore Auto added
Time of creation (UTC) 2018-05-09 11:12:38
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
US.MVCO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:51.08 10.0 negative automatic Pdiff 53 101.3775 4.41037 0
US.EGMT.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:44.05 10.0 positive automatic Pdiff 42 100.1116 3.20591 0
US.BW06.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:42.73 10.0 negative automatic Pdiff 48 100.4286 0.271173 0
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:40.37 10.0 negative automatic ScP 344 44.3285 1.54077 0
US.BOZ.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:39.03 10.0 negative automatic pP 45 98.8909 -3.01611 0
US.BOZ.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:35.90 10.0 positive automatic P 45 98.8909 0.397446 0.0425953
US.ELK.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:36.65 10.0 positive automatic sP 50 96.1744 5.41892 0
US.MSO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:31.20 10.0 negative automatic PcP 43 97.2955 2.8418 0
US.HLID.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:27.03 10.0 positive automatic P 47 96.8887 0.500378 0.0528742
US.ELK.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:24.63 10.0 negative automatic P 50 96.1744 1.26217 0.054029
KZ.ABKAR.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:11:18.53 10.0 negative automatic P 319 95.6473 -2.11935 0.06015
US.NEW.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:19.30 10.0 negative automatic PcP 42 95.1993 0.343185 0
US.BMO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:16.95 10.0 negative automatic P 45 94.8761 -0.308322 0.0622203
US.WVOR.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:12.23 10.0 negative automatic P 48 93.7434 0.134736 0.0694126
BK.CMB.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:11:07.35 10.0 positive automatic PcP 52 92.0058 2.5709 0
BK.MCCM.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:59.65 10.0 negative automatic pP 52 90.0699 -1.73153 0
BK.HUMO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:58.52 10.0 positive automatic P 47 90.596 1.11393 0.0840729
CN.INK.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:10:52.33 10.0 positive automatic P 21 89.9699 -2.07053 0
CN.BBB.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:10:48.48 10.0 positive automatic P 37 88.7181 -0.0511779 0
KZ.KKAR.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:10:42.13 10.0 positive automatic P 314 87.6839 -1.58682 0.0999239
US.WRAK.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:41.40 10.0 positive automatic P 32 87.2786 -0.280192 0.117868
AT.CRAG.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:10:39.88 10.0 negative automatic P 33 86.6085 1.46887 0.118753
AT.SKAG.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:10:37.94 10.0 positive automatic P 29 86.6154 -0.518231 0.112284
US.EGAK.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:33.58 10.0 positive automatic P 23 85.9195 -1.48374 0.124108
II.KURK.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:23.67 10.0 positive automatic P 322 84.0826 -2.1532 0.135732
IU.QSPA.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:24.62 10.0 negative automatic P 180 83.9844 -1.16172 0.133428
IU.COLA.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:19.35 10.0 positive automatic P 22 83.4081 -3.03107 0.142927
IU.MAKZ.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:10:06.60 10.0 positive automatic P 319 80.7714 -2.01477 0.145365
IU.TIXI.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:09:54.87 10.0 positive automatic P 353 79.0107 -4.10629 0.122894
II.KDAK.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:09:52.32 10.0 negative automatic P 27 77.8027 -0.00240666 0.18933
IU.BILL.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:09:33.47 10.0 negative automatic P 6 74.7309 -1.435 0.207817
GE.MALK.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:09:25.57 10.0 positive automatic P 281 72.3915 4.45143 0.253187
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:09:20.77 10.0 negative automatic P 177 72.3366 -0.00896955 0.236884
GT.VNDA.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:09:16.63 10.0 positive automatic P 178 71.7753 -0.803726 0.26015
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:08:44.57 10.0 positive automatic P 197 66.6735 -1.22258 0.300008
IU.MA2.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:08:34.92 10.0 positive automatic P 359 65.5184 -3.50909 0.155174
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:07:22.37 10.0 positive automatic P 276 54.5341 -0.637518 0.481827
MY.KUM.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:07:05.77 10.0 positive automatic P 281 52.2005 -0.0857896 0.495168
MY.IPM.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:07:02.12 10.0 positive automatic P 281 51.6718 0.176466 0.552312
JP.JKA.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:06:51.50 10.0 positive automatic sP 351 47.7951 11.7287 0
MY.KOM.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:06:37.92 10.0 positive automatic P 278 48.4158 0.720715 0.593813
AU.KDU.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:06:18.60 10.0 positive automatic S 249 20.1352 5.335 0
JP.JSD.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:06:16.35 10.0 negative automatic P 345 45.7263 0.119049 0
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:06:07.47 10.0 positive automatic P 344 44.3285 2.31386 0.582883
JP.JNU.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:06:00.55 10.0 negative automatic P 335 43.7834 -0.255614 0.660391
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:05:52.65 10.0 positive automatic P 338 43.1167 -2.77772 0.283458
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:05:45.97 10.0 positive automatic P 225 41.8821 0.604838 0.649574
NZ.KHZ.HHZ.10 2018-05-09T08:05:38.55 10.0 negative automatic P 155 41.279 -1.81704 0.686853
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:05:36.60 10.0 positive automatic P 231 40.8404 -0.198383 0.722571
MY.SBM.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:05:33.12 10.0 positive automatic P 281 40.326 0.585689 0.741017
AU.GIRL.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:05:30.25 10.0 positive automatic P 241 39.7947 2.14258 0.733783
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:05:28.80 10.0 negative automatic P 326 39.8651 0.0945397 0.715808
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2018-05-09T08:05:26.46 10.0 negative automatic P 148 39.6802 -0.689717 0.746362
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:05:06.32 10.0 negative automatic P 264 37.3345 -1.12866 0.763232
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2018-05-09T08:04:52.26 10.0 positive automatic P 148 35.5399 0.148954 0.780054
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:04:43.02 10.0 positive automatic P 241 34.4967 -0.11942 0.857183
AU.FORT.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:04:31.52 10.0 positive automatic P 219 33.309 -1.29337 0.881887
AU.HTT.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:04:02.42 10.0 positive automatic P 202 29.9446 -0.90291 0.952381
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:04:00.15 10.0 negative automatic P 185 29.4824 0.922599 0.952381
AU.WRKA.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:03:57.85 10.0 negative automatic P 227 29.4531 -1.10881 0.898876
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:03:56.37 10.0 positive automatic P 263 29.352 -1.60404 0.43956
II.MSVF.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:03:49.97 10.0 positive automatic P 117 28.2953 1.27155 0.909091
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:03:42.47 10.0 positive automatic P 260 27.4438 1.33695 0.869565
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:03:26.57 10.0 positive automatic P 278 25.949 -0.912847 0.769231
IU.TARA.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:02:57.25 10.0 positive automatic P 72 22.3986 3.6752 0.963855
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:02:47.05 10.0 negative automatic P 198 21.8378 -0.577055 0.888889
AU.MTN.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:02:44.35 10.0 positive automatic P 250 21.4294 1.11685 0.888889
G.DZM.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:02:43.10 10.0 positive automatic P 140 21.5116 -1.13511 0.952381
GE.SAUI.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:02:37.27 10.0 positive automatic pP 263 20.3629 0.0359197 0
IU.GUMO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:02:33.90 10.0 positive automatic P 341 20.6784 -1.23067 0.879121
AU.KDU.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:02:29.50 10.0 negative automatic P 249 20.1352 0.283054 0.952381
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:02:21.20 10.0 positive automatic P 182 19.4362 -0.420461 0.139373
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:02:21.87 10.0 positive automatic P 278 19.6364 -1.91989 0.43956
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:02:17.34 10.0 negative automatic P 141 19.0315 0.184956 0.8
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:01:28.82 10.0 negative automatic P 200 15.1073 0.0982233 0.615385
AU.COEN.BHZ. 2018-05-09T08:00:42.77 10.0 negative automatic P 226 11.6122 1.70436 0.97561
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2018-05-09T08:00:02.80 10.0 negative automatic P 114 8.8763 -0.765916 0.43956
AU.MANU.BHZ. 2018-05-09T07:59:25.90 10.0 positive automatic P 312 5.8302 4.13082 0.39604
AU.RABL.BHZ. 2018-05-09T07:58:24.75 10.0 negative automatic P 14 1.8068 -1.73024 0.952381
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