Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 5.9 on date 13-08-2022 and time 18:57:19 (UTC) in region Papua New Guinea [Land]

A magnitude Mwp 5.9 earthquake occured in region: Papua New Guinea [Land], on

  • 13-08-2022 18:57:19 (UTC)
  • 13-08-2022 20:57:19 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 14-08-2022 04:57:19 (UTC +10:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Port_Moresby)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -5.9840, 147.3820 at 68 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.

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
Reviewed
Rev100
mb 5.4
Mwp 5.9

Mwpd 6.0
2022-08-13
18:57:19
-5.9836 147.382 68 2022-08-13
19:14:48
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 108495291
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-13 18:57:19
Latitude -5.9836
Longitude 147.3820
Depth (km) 68 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 108495291

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 10165
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2997
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 55
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 8205.2
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 45.105
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 71
Number of defining phases 71
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.3413
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 5.08855
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 85.07885
Number of stations at which the event was observed 70
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 70
Magnitudes information

Mwp:5.9

Field Value
Value 5.9
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 30
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 108495291
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-13 19:14:48

Mwpd:6.0

Field Value
Value 6.0
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 26
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 108495291
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-13 19:14:48

mb:5.4

Field Value
Value 5.4
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 51
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 108495291
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-13 19:14:48
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IU.COLA.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:09:44.35 10.0 positive automatic P 23 85.0789 -2.67231 0
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:08:39.47 10.0 positive automatic P 176 72.5757 0.942421 0.229286
IU.YAK.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:08:17.77 10.0 positive automatic P 351 69.3697 -1.35443 0.288241
GE.MALK.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:08:14.22 10.0 negative automatic P 282 68.1734 2.52711 0.295706
AK.ATKA.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:08:01.75 10.0 positive automatic P 24 66.7192 -0.759506 0.28795
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:07:53.12 10.0 positive automatic P 195 65.4397 -1.17759 0.138859
IU.ADK.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:07:53.52 10.0 positive automatic P 23 65.4732 -1.01574 0.274668
IU.ULN.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:07:47.07 10.0 positive automatic P 331 64.4440 -1.03967 0.306471
G.PPTF.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:07:40.25 10.0 positive automatic P 107 62.5371 4.87331 0.367137
IU.PET.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:07:15.87 10.0 positive automatic P 8 59.7719 -0.708215 0.334908
IU.CHTO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:06:34.40 10.0 positive automatic P 299 53.7734 0.248194 0.46135
IU.RAR.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:06:32.47 10.0 positive automatic P 112 53.2919 1.91603 0.501024
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:06:27.70 10.0 positive automatic P 356 53.0983 -1.45843 0.380248
RM.SLV.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:06:11.07 10.0 positive automatic P 304 50.6229 0.244142 0.440985
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:06:08.12 10.0 negative automatic P 277 50.2570 0.144747 0.576308
JP.JKA.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:06:07.85 10.0 positive automatic sP 355 47.3045 -1.41604 0
II.ERM.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:05:52.77 10.0 positive automatic P 356 48.1511 0.875685 0.483301
IU.INCN.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:05:46.37 10.0 positive automatic P 338 47.5743 -1.07148 0.491373
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:43.35 10.0 negative automatic P 353 47.1295 -0.651358 0.588125
GE.MNAI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:20.72 10.0 positive automatic P 270 44.2621 -0.683266 0.637026
JP.JMM.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:20.80 10.0 positive automatic P 353 44.2782 -0.722653 0.222355
MY.KOM.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:19.57 10.0 positive automatic P 279 44.1589 -0.988884 0.323083
JP.JTU.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:17.55 10.0 positive automatic P 338 43.9237 -1.12908 0.435212
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:05:13.12 10.0 positive automatic P 349 43.3874 -1.30796 0.683397
NZ.KHZ.HHZ.10 2022-08-13T19:05:11.83 10.0 negative automatic P 152 43.1650 -0.746473 0.681018
RM.DLV.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:08.47 10.0 positive automatic P 295 42.6376 -0.0388608 0.0871616
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:06.50 10.0 positive automatic P 348 42.6411 -1.92999 0.650746
G.INU.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:05:06.21 10.0 positive automatic P 347 42.4648 -0.712972 0.717602
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2022-08-13T19:05:04.04 10.0 positive automatic P 144 42.0370 0.597118 0.718794
AU.XMI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:01.07 10.0 positive automatic P 261 41.4742 2.19359 0.656601
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:05:00.35 10.0 positive automatic P 343 41.7223 -0.603866 0.714449
IU.AFI.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:04:55.82 10.0 negative automatic P 104 40.9374 1.26699 0.729324
JP.JSU.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:04:52.90 10.0 positive automatic P 338 40.8255 -0.676574 0.698209
IU.TATO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:04:45.07 10.0 positive automatic P 322 39.9039 -0.855203 0.749144
JP.JHJ2.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:04:43.85 10.0 negative automatic P 350 39.7518 -0.796409 0.770428
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:04:37.12 10.0 positive automatic P 222 38.8689 -0.23144 0.726045
JP.YOJ.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:04:34.70 10.0 positive automatic P 323 38.6091 -0.413902 0.774354
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2022-08-13T19:04:30.57 10.0 negative automatic P 144 37.9016 1.39712 0.803611
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:04:26.75 10.0 positive automatic P 331 37.6744 -0.541072 0.774371
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:04:26.22 10.0 positive automatic P 228 37.5237 0.187407 0.815215
AU.GIRL.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:04:15.90 10.0 negative automatic P 239 36.0343 2.55475 0.788188
MY.SBM.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:04:13.62 10.0 positive automatic P 283 36.1162 -0.4488 0.427291
JP.JMZ.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:04:11.30 10.0 negative automatic P 334 35.4610 2.86892 0.817909
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:03:45.37 10.0 positive automatic P 264 33.0478 -2.21216 0.591578
AU.TOO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:03:35.78 10.0 negative automatic P 183 31.6334 0.502975 0.928392
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:03:26.50 10.0 positive automatic P 214 30.7182 -0.643252 0.948284
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:03:15.60 10.0 positive automatic P 177 29.3715 0.269391 0.952381
II.KAPI.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:02:59.50 10.0 positive automatic P 271 27.5162 0.72728 0.941176
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:02:48.23 10.0 negative automatic P 222 26.4032 -0.609788 0.487805
ND.MARNC.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:02:39.25 10.0 positive automatic P 130 25.2842 0.634721 0.952381
GE.LUWI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:02:37.22 10.0 positive automatic P 280 25.0469 0.763564 0.930233
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:02:36.17 10.0 positive automatic P 262 25.0740 -0.555665 0.769231
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:02:33.47 10.0 positive automatic P 171 24.7578 -0.556813 0.963855
ND.ONTNC.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:02:31.10 10.0 positive automatic P 133 24.6063 -1.37378 0.727273
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:02:19.92 10.0 positive automatic P 259 23.1975 0.144621 0.714286
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:02:06.10 10.0 positive automatic P 133 21.9327 -0.321973 0.769231
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:02:03.40 10.0 positive automatic P 118 21.6269 0.2372 0
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:02:03.27 10.0 positive automatic P 280 21.6951 -0.613742 0.615385
GE.TNTI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:01:57.92 10.0 positive automatic P 288 21.0928 0.473191 0.851064
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:01:53.32 10.0 negative automatic P 188 20.8165 -1.18187 0.909091
IU.GUMO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:01:44.70 10.0 positive automatic P 353 19.7305 1.94842 0.952381
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:01:41.77 10.0 negative automatic P 170 19.7053 -0.710732 0.373832
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:01:17.18 10.0 negative automatic P 246 17.4250 0.044749 0.963855
GE.SAUI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:01:02.77 10.0 positive automatic P 262 16.0863 2.24565 0
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:01:01.03 10.0 positive automatic P 244 16.1571 -0.37544 0.47619
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T19:00:50.12 10.0 positive automatic P 281 15.3928 -1.62882 0.43956
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:00:33.70 10.0 positive automatic P 184 14.1465 -1.95168 0.91954
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T19:00:19.72 10.0 positive automatic P 106 12.9194 0.441724 0.808081
GE.GENI.BHZ. 2022-08-13T18:59:14.37 10.0 positive automatic P 295 7.9518 2.88964 0.888889
AU.RABL.BHZ.00 2022-08-13T18:58:31.35 10.0 negative automatic P 70 5.0885 -1.01546 0.91954
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