Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 7.0 on date 02-04-2023 and time 18:04:06 (UTC) in region New Guinea, Papua New Guinea [Land: Papua New Guinea]

A magnitude Mwp 7.0 earthquake occured in region: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea [Land: Papua New Guinea], on

  • 02-04-2023 18:04:06 (UTC)
  • 02-04-2023 20:04:06 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 03-04-2023 03:04:06 (UTC +09:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Asia/Jayapura)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -4.2400, 143.2480 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
Reviewed
Rev100
mb 5.9
Mwp 7.0

Mwpd 7.2
2023-04-02
18:04:06
-4.2398 143.248 20 2023-04-02
18:19:30
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 115977851
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-04-02 18:04:06
Latitude -4.2398
Longitude 143.2480
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 115977851

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 6507
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 5087
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 227
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 6664.8
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 61.3155
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 73
Number of defining phases 73
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.68244
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 6.46152
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 52.67728
Number of stations at which the event was observed 67
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 67
Magnitudes information

Mwp:7.0

Field Value
Value 7.0
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 48
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 115977851
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-04-02 18:19:30

Mwpd:7.2

Field Value
Value 7.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 44
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 115977851
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-04-02 18:19:30

mb:5.9

Field Value
Value 5.9
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 51
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 115977851
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-04-02 18:19:30
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IN.PBA.HHZ. 2023-04-02T18:13:16.92 10.0 positive automatic P 288 5847.1803 -1.83262 0.477356
AU.MCQ.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:13:12.43 10.0 negative automatic P 168 5755.3389 -0.16867 0
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:13:06.35 10.0 positive automatic P 360 5682.9891 -1.38867 0.54695
IU.MIDW.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:13:02.07 10.0 positive automatic pP 47 5537.4792 -1.91837 0
IU.MIDW.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:12:57.72 10.0 negative automatic P 47 5537.4792 -0.0936399 0.446527
IU.CHTO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:12:53.55 10.0 negative automatic P 299 5475.2526 -0.066518 0.592365
NZ.ODZ.HHZ.10 2023-04-02T18:12:38.14 10.0 negative automatic P 154 5252.1759 0.0553707 0.571997
GE.LHMI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:12:36.67 10.0 negative automatic P 281 5239.4886 -0.477045 0.527015
II.COCO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:12:34.20 10.0 negative automatic P 257 5167.1832 2.13916 0.626298
NZ.KHZ.HHZ.10 2023-04-02T18:12:32.04 10.0 positive automatic P 149 5185.4094 -1.30962 0.626385
IU.SNZO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:12:30.97 10.0 positive automatic P 147 5165.9622 -1.02033 0.63404
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2023-04-02T18:12:25.70 10.0 positive automatic P 142 5093.7567 -1.16241 0.644165
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:12:25.72 10.0 positive automatic P 276 5102.8587 -1.78913 0.63657
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:12:19.35 10.0 negative automatic P 358 5002.9587 -1.04212 0.652689
IU.INCN.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:12:15.72 10.0 negative automatic P 341 4938.3012 -0.0194058 0.663229
MY.KUM.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:12:07.67 10.0 negative automatic P 282 4839.5223 -0.93192 0.634195
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2023-04-02T18:11:55.42 10.0 positive automatic P 142 4637.3913 1.60539 0.693576
JP.JTU.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:46.15 10.0 negative automatic P 342 4540.1886 -0.477296 0.71301
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:11:45.87 10.0 negative automatic P 354 4557.1161 -2.07193 0.710175
GE.MNAI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:39.52 10.0 negative automatic P 268 4459.092 -1.07987 0.743977
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:39.20 10.0 negative automatic P 353 4464.8418 -1.90257 0.709209
MY.KOM.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:37.52 10.0 negative automatic P 278 4421.2188 -0.229365 0.71644
G.INU.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:11:37.71 10.0 negative automatic P 352 4441.8204 -1.59298 0.71302
JP.JSG.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:31.75 10.0 positive automatic P 353 4351.9659 -0.810747 0.762663
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:30.15 10.0 negative automatic P 348 4327.7679 -0.665286 0.619433
II.TAU.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:11:29.32 10.0 positive automatic P 175 4310.9292 -0.149601 0.769883
RM.DLV.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:22.17 10.0 negative automatic P 295 4236.8145 -1.87519 0.609005
JP.JSU.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:20.25 10.0 negative automatic P 342 4192.3368 -0.271096 0.738206
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:11:17.85 10.0 positive automatic P 217 4171.4577 -1.08291 0.824104
JP.JHJ2.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:15.95 10.0 negative automatic P 355 4161.9228 -2.20141 0.514584
IU.TATO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:11:06.27 10.0 negative automatic P 325 4001.9829 0.375226 0.770302
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:11:02.77 10.0 positive automatic P 223 3972.9009 -0.905054 0.850901
JP.YOJ.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:10:55.70 10.0 negative automatic P 327 3863.6547 0.544614 0.830987
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:10:51.30 10.0 positive automatic P 336 3805.2687 0.658212 0.841591
AU.NFK.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:10:50.06 10.0 positive automatic P 139 3785.1666 0.996462 0.826047
AU.TOO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:10:42.20 10.0 positive automatic P 177 3706.6341 -0.786059 0.83068
AU.MILA.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:10:41.48 10.0 positive automatic P 171 3691.5825 -0.353614 0.893604
GE.SMRI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:10:37.47 10.0 negative automatic P 264 3636.2823 0.0986415 0.872663
JP.JMZ.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:10:33.30 10.0 positive automatic P 339 3578.6289 0.502598 0.584399
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:10:26.35 10.0 positive automatic P 171 3499.6857 -0.306213 0.839613
AU.RIV.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:10:17.12 10.0 positive automatic P 167 3384.4455 -0.271549 0
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:10:12.33 10.0 negative automatic P 207 3346.6722 -2.0814 0.960738
ND.MARNC.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:10:09.45 10.0 positive automatic P 128 3284.0904 0.0528928 0.930233
ND.ONTNC.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:10:02.30 10.0 positive automatic P 131 3200.13 -0.395574 0.930233
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:10:02.97 10.0 negative automatic P 260 3242.5986 -3.13349 0.888889
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:09:58.57 10.0 negative automatic P 231 3154.5867 -0.489764 0.97561
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:09:49.12 10.0 positive automatic P 164 3035.406 -0.506544 0.851064
GE.BKB.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:09:43.42 10.0 negative automatic P 276 2940.945 1.62852 0.816327
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:09:39.20 10.0 positive automatic P 130 2904.5148 0.376481 0.930233
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:09:37.75 10.0 positive automatic P 117 2895.5016 -0.329119 0.769231
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:09:28.63 10.0 negative automatic P 213 2805.6915 -2.21767 0.784314
II.KAPI.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:09:14.27 10.0 negative automatic P 267 2600.7189 0.401605 0.824742
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:09:02.67 10.0 positive automatic P 161 2489.397 -0.592256 0.952381
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:09:00.70 10.0 positive automatic P 178 2482.2708 -1.88542 0.941176
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:08:50.97 10.0 positive automatic P 257 2367.3858 -0.520887 0.888889
IU.DAV.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:08:47.25 10.0 negative automatic P 303 2325.2724 -0.161633 0.43956
GE.LUWI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:08:46.92 10.0 positive automatic P 278 2297.5779 2.24237 0.930233
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:08:35.02 10.0 positive automatic P 253 2177.8644 1.88971 0.869565
IU.GUMO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:08:16.95 10.0 negative automatic P 5 1986.9888 3.38117 0.930233
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:08:08.45 10.0 positive automatic P 108 1928.0367 1.46198 0.898876
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:08:06.77 10.0 positive automatic P 277 1928.0811 -0.206907 0.851064
GE.TNTI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:08:01.17 10.0 positive automatic P 287 1847.0844 3.34031 0.909091
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:07:52.32 10.0 positive automatic P 170 1788.876 1.12114 0.909091
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:07:31.48 10.0 positive automatic P 234 1636.0401 -1.6195 0.733945
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:07:16.80 10.0 positive automatic P 231 1508.5122 -0.612645 0.869565
GE.BNDI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:07:15.42 10.0 positive automatic P 268 1477.0104 1.88994 0.615385
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2023-04-02T18:06:44.92 10.0 positive automatic P 276 1227.1827 2.13631 0.851064
GE.PMG.BHZ.00 2023-04-02T18:05:44.52 10.0 positive automatic P 143 717.2265 4.74078 0.930233
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