Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.2 on date 02-09-2022 and time 22:39:53 (UTC) in region Papua New Guinea [Land]

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

  • 02-09-2022 22:39:53 (UTC)
  • 03-09-2022 00:39:53 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 03-09-2022 08:39:53 (UTC +10:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Port_Moresby)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -5.6460, 148.7040 at 129 km depth.

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

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

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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
mb 5.6
Mwp 6.2

Mwpd 6.2
2022-09-02
22:39:53
-5.6461 148.704 129 2022-09-02
22:56:55
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 109259141
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-09-02 22:39:53
Latitude -5.6461
Longitude 148.7040
Depth (km) 129 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 109259141

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 11676
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 3326
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 73
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 9625.9
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 33.9071
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 92
Number of defining phases 92
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.889338
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 3.74130
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 87.82523
Number of stations at which the event was observed 85
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 85
Magnitudes information

Mwp:6.2

Field Value
Value 6.2
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 44
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 109259141
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-09-02 22:56:55

Mwpd:6.2

Field Value
Value 6.2
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 38
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 109259141
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-09-02 22:56:55

mb:5.6

Field Value
Value 5.6
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 69
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 109259141
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-09-02 22:56:55
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IU.QSPA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:52:39.87 10.0 positive automatic pP 180 84.2793 -2.81381 0
AT.SKAG.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:52:27.74 10.0 positive automatic P 30 87.8252 0.854209 0
US.EGAK.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:52:21.30 10.0 negative automatic P 24 86.8390 -0.892914 0.109189
IU.QSPA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:52:09.37 10.0 positive automatic P 180 84.2793 -0.598073 0.128178
IU.COLA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:52:07.27 10.0 negative automatic P 22 84.2628 -2.15843 0.121552
II.KURK.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:51:57.27 10.0 negative automatic P 323 82.0358 -0.717615 0
AT.TTA.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:51:47.72 10.0 positive automatic P 22 80.1910 -0.65037 0.162384
II.KDAK.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:51:40.59 10.0 negative automatic P 28 78.9099 -0.696439 0.15723
IU.MAKZ.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:51:39.12 10.0 negative automatic P 320 78.6119 -0.619688 0.181691
IU.BILL.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:51:17.62 10.0 negative automatic P 7 74.7615 -0.444361 0.203104
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:51:07.97 10.0 negative automatic P 176 72.8194 1.26937 0.248407
GT.VNDA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:51:02.95 10.0 positive automatic P 177 72.2076 -0.135511 0.129165
AT.AKUT.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:50:54.40 10.0 positive automatic P 26 70.8042 -0.255352 0.249898
GE.MALK.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:50:46.12 10.0 negative automatic P 281 69.3961 0.0374752 0.287924
IU.YAK.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:50:44.82 10.0 negative automatic P 351 69.2441 -0.325684 0.283008
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:50:24.72 10.0 positive automatic P 196 66.1180 -0.802649 0.328501
AK.ATKA.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:50:23.61 10.0 positive automatic P 24 65.8723 -0.349618 0.31092
IU.MA2.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:50:19.92 10.0 negative automatic P 1 65.2395 -0.0215025 0.331925
IU.ULN.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:50:17.87 10.0 negative automatic P 330 64.7896 0.61472 0.337663
IU.ADK.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:50:15.80 10.0 negative automatic P 23 64.6461 -0.27195 0.335604
IN.SHL.HHZ. 2022-09-02T22:50:07.40 10.0 negative automatic P 302 63.3521 -0.18371 0.170247
AT.SMY.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:50:00.38 10.0 positive automatic P 17 62.2171 0.303022 0.369705
IU.POHA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:49:48.87 10.0 positive automatic P 63 60.4155 0.577017 0.354771
IU.PET.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:49:40.27 10.0 negative automatic P 7 59.2683 0.14572 0.421913
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:49:37.57 10.0 positive automatic S 262 26.4227 -2.21355 0
IU.CHTO.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:49:08.80 10.0 negative automatic P 298 54.7728 0.256554 0.495463
IU.XMAS.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:49:06.05 10.0 positive automatic P 83 54.3252 0.809242 0.479453
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:48:54.90 10.0 negative automatic P 355 52.8653 0.286574 0.507702
IU.RAR.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:48:50.80 10.0 positive automatic P 113 52.2033 1.07518 0.524251
RM.SLV.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:48:45.77 10.0 positive automatic P 303 51.5329 0.917642 0.54144
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:48:43.27 10.0 positive automatic P 276 51.5257 -1.43683 0.528963
JP.JKA.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:48:34.70 10.0 negative automatic pP 354 47.0969 -5.92891 0
MY.IPM.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:48:22.57 10.0 negative automatic P 281 48.6756 -0.682452 0.589357
II.ERM.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:48:18.52 10.0 negative automatic P 354 47.9268 1.04919 0.574875
IU.INCN.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:48:17.37 10.0 negative automatic P 336 47.7793 1.03233 0.540465
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:48:09.25 10.0 positive automatic P 352 46.9600 -0.761034 0.619103
MY.KOM.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:57.62 10.0 negative automatic P 278 45.4098 -0.25286 0.577821
II.WRAB.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:47:48.12 10.0 negative automatic S 223 19.9634 -2.63779 0
JP.JTU.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:48.35 10.0 negative automatic P 337 44.1099 0.772781 0.639677
JP.JMM.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:47.45 10.0 positive automatic P 351 44.1323 -0.311093 0.686064
NZ.ODZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-02T22:47:44.38 10.0 positive automatic P 158 43.7924 -0.700695 0.70272
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:47:41.17 10.0 negative automatic P 348 43.3197 -0.151567 0.684646
AU.XMI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:38.40 10.0 positive automatic P 261 42.8261 1.06856 0.710708
NZ.KHZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-02T22:47:36.37 10.0 positive automatic P 153 42.8510 -1.12267 0.699991
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:35.70 10.0 positive automatic P 346 42.6050 0.104896 0.697901
G.INU.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:47:34.51 10.0 negative automatic P 346 42.4400 0.324611 0.654247
IU.SNZO.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:47:33.00 10.0 positive automatic P 151 42.5378 -0.97768 0.707576
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:30.05 10.0 negative automatic P 341 41.8028 0.959593 0.680525
JP.JSG.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:27.25 10.0 negative automatic P 347 41.5253 0.493409 0.701465
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-02T22:47:26.70 10.0 negative automatic P 146 41.5612 -0.344905 0.724388
JP.JSU.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:23.60 10.0 positive automatic P 336 41.0324 0.822239 0.65012
IU.TATO.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:47:19.32 10.0 negative automatic P 320 40.4669 1.2205 0.738314
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:47:14.22 10.0 positive automatic P 223 40.0071 -0.12879 0.756154
IU.AFI.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:47:12.75 10.0 negative automatic P 105 39.7508 0.454587 0.726169
JP.JHJ2.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:10.60 10.0 positive automatic P 348 39.6672 -0.891054 0.753724
JP.YOJ.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:47:08.75 10.0 negative automatic P 321 39.1495 1.56237 0.729066
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:46:59.45 10.0 negative automatic P 330 38.0274 1.5996 0.717481
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2022-09-02T22:46:53.57 10.0 positive automatic P 146 37.4189 0.863582 0.801712
AU.GIRL.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:46:53.60 10.0 negative automatic P 239 37.3372 1.56886 0.799524
II.TAU.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:46:51.47 10.0 positive automatic P 182 37.2823 -0.103293 0.730999
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:46:23.92 10.0 negative automatic P 263 34.3928 -3.02552 0.555259
JP.JCJ.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:46:16.85 10.0 positive automatic P 349 33.3423 -1.01139 0.88119
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:46:07.25 10.0 positive automatic P 238 32.0659 0.501963 0.919063
AU.TOO.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:46:06.45 10.0 positive automatic P 185 32.0580 -0.295269 0.887166
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:46:04.00 10.0 negative automatic P 215 31.7411 0.103445 0.915039
AU.MILA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:46:00.53 10.0 positive automatic P 179 31.4099 -0.573485 0.900675
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:45:45.55 10.0 positive automatic P 180 29.6725 -0.234119 0.869565
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:45:27.03 10.0 positive automatic P 223 27.5397 0.161032 0.987654
GE.LUWI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:45:14.82 10.0 negative automatic P 279 26.2854 -0.713728 0.454545
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:45:14.67 10.0 negative automatic P 262 26.4227 -2.12169 0.43956
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:45:03.10 10.0 positive automatic P 174 24.9236 -0.333607 0.91954
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:45:00.32 10.0 negative automatic P 259 24.5527 0.26408 0.851064
ND.MARNC.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:44:59.55 10.0 positive automatic P 132 24.5117 0.036615 0.952381
ND.ONTNC.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:44:53.25 10.0 negative automatic P 136 23.9082 -0.784456 0.888889
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:44:43.37 10.0 positive automatic P 278 22.9428 -1.84443 0.909091
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:44:29.25 10.0 positive automatic P 191 21.3663 0.0000901581 0.97561
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:44:27.85 10.0 positive automatic P 136 21.2334 0.0424023 0.952381
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:44:20.95 10.0 positive automatic P 120 20.6348 -0.466312 0.97561
II.WRAB.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:44:15.04 10.0 positive automatic P 223 19.9634 0.782848 0.963855
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:44:13.55 10.0 positive automatic P 174 19.8531 0.49967 0.952381
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:44:02.05 10.0 negative automatic P 246 18.7634 0.834008 0.898876
GE.BNDI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:44:01.57 10.0 negative automatic P 273 18.7574 0.439889 0.851064
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:43:46.73 10.0 positive automatic P 245 17.4905 -0.558153 0.842105
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:43:35.27 10.0 negative automatic P 279 16.6315 -2.38341 0.43956
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:43:13.37 10.0 positive automatic P 189 14.6364 0.382038 0.909091
GE.GENI.BHZ. 2022-09-02T22:41:59.07 10.0 positive automatic P 289 9.0436 -0.617064 0.740741
GE.PMG.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:40:53.52 10.0 positive automatic P 202 4.0645 0.760516 0.909091
AU.RABL.BHZ.00 2022-09-02T22:40:48.50 10.0 negative automatic P 67 3.7413 -0.0162142 0.91954
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