6.5 magnitude earthquake 216 km from Kokopo, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea

2014-07-04 15:00:27 UTC

UTC time: Friday, July 04, 2014 15:00 PM
Your time: 2014-07-04T15:00:27Z
Magnitude Type: mwp
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


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6.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-04 15:00:27 UTC at 15:00
July 04, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.23, 152.808
216.2 km from Kokopo (134.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km

Aftershocks:
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2014-07-04 19:35:07 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 28 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-04 19:35:07 UTC at 19:35
July 04, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.173, 152.873

Depth: 28 km

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2014-07-04 20:45:53 UTC 4.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-04 20:45:53 UTC at 20:45
July 04, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.216, 152.969

Depth: 10 km

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2014-07-04 23:43:44 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 19 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-04 23:43:44 UTC at 23:43
July 04, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.335, 152.965

Depth: 19 km

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2014-07-05 00:10:19 UTC 4.6 magnitude, 10 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-05 00:10:19 UTC at 00:10
July 05, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.361, 153.076

Depth: 10 km

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2014-07-05 01:16:54 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 24 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.8 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-05 01:16:54 UTC at 01:16
July 05, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.243, 152.785

Depth: 24 km

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2014-07-06 08:28:02 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 10 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-06 08:28:02 UTC at 08:28
July 06, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.336, 152.962

Depth: 10 km

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2014-07-07 05:26:01 UTC 4.3 magnitude, 10 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.3 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-07 05:26:01 UTC at 05:26
July 07, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.203, 152.791

Depth: 10 km

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2014-07-09 23:24:54 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 10 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-09 23:24:54 UTC at 23:24
July 09, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.321, 153.033

Depth: 10 km

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2014-07-11 05:14:30 UTC 4.2 magnitude, 9 km depth
Southeast Asia

4.2 magnitude earthquake

2014-07-11 05:14:30 UTC at 05:14
July 11, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.627, 153.425

Depth: 9 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 WEAK53 PAAQ 041511 TIBAK1 PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 811 AM PDT FRI JUL 4 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA... EVALUATION ---------- * THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE. * THIS EVALUATION IS BASED ON EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS. * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 6.7 * ORIGIN TIME 0701 AKDT JUL 04 2014 0801 PDT JUL 04 2014 1501 UTC JUL 04 2014 * COORDINATES 6.3 SOUTH 152.8 EAST * DEPTH 24 MILES * LOCATION NEW BRITAIN REGION P.N.G. NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -------------------------------------- * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. * PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.
000 WEHW42 PHEB 041508 TIBHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-041708- TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 508 AM HST FRI JUL 04 2014 TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 0500 AM HST 04 JUL 2014 COORDINATES - 6.3 SOUTH 152.8 EAST LOCATION - NEW BRITAIN REGION PAPUA NEW GUINEA MAGNITUDE - 6.7 MOMENT EVALUATION BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.
000 WEPA42 PHEB 041507 TIBPAC TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 1507Z 04 JUL 2014 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. ... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ... THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 1500Z 04 JUL 2014 COORDINATES - 6.3 SOUTH 152.8 EAST DEPTH - 10 KM LOCATION - NEW BRITAIN REGION PAPUA NEW GUINEA MAGNITUDE - 6.7 EVALUATION NO DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT EXISTS BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA. HOWEVER - EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE SOMETIMES GENERATE LOCAL TSUNAMIS THAT CAN BE DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS LOCATED WITHIN A HUNDRED KILOMETERS OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES IN THE REGION OF THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ALSO ISSUE TSUNAMI MESSAGES FOR THIS EVENT TO COUNTRIES IN THE NORTHWEST PACIFIC AND SOUTH CHINA SEA REGION. IN CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION... THE MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY. THE U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.