Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.0 on date 28-04-2022 and time 13:21:14 (UTC) in region Papua New Guinea [Sea]

A magnitude Mwp 6.0 earthquake occured in region: Papua New Guinea [Sea], on

  • 28-04-2022 13:21:14 (UTC)
  • 28-04-2022 15:21:14 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 28-04-2022 23:21:14 (UTC +10:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Port_Moresby)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -3.8880, 146.7070 at 10 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 5.3
Mwp 6.0

Mwpd 6.2
2022-04-28
13:21:14
-3.8883 146.707 10 2022-04-28
13:34:53
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 103896661
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-04-28 13:21:14
Latitude -3.8883
Longitude 146.7070
Depth (km) 10 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 103896661

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 18652
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 13512
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 194
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 15063.1
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 70.498
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 48
Number of defining phases 48
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.46243
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 5.45127
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 83.40722
Number of stations at which the event was observed 47
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 47
Magnitudes information

Mwp:6.0

Field Value
Value 6.0
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 27
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 103896661
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-04-28 13:34:53

Mwpd:6.2

Field Value
Value 6.2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 20
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 103896661
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-04-28 13:34:53

mb:5.3

Field Value
Value 5.3
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 35
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 103896661
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-04-28 13:34:53
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IU.COLA.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:33:41.35 10.0 positive automatic P 23 83.4072 0.772169 0.136511
AT.TTA.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:33:20.56 10.0 positive automatic P 23 79.3338 1.46083 0
JP.JMZ.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:33:17.60 10.0 negative automatic S 334 33.2818 7.92584 0
II.KDAK.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:33:16.60 10.0 positive automatic P 28 78.2924 3.35817 0
IU.MAKZ.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:33:00.75 10.0 positive automatic P 320 75.9881 0.376899 0.20238
IN.MNC.HHZ. 2022-04-28T13:32:56.66 10.0 positive automatic PcP 280 74.4392 -9.25312 0
IU.SBA.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:32:54.57 10.0 negative automatic P 176 74.7150 1.62076 0.217425
GT.VNDA.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:32:48.88 10.0 negative automatic P 177 74.0725 -0.349321 0.077303
GE.MALK.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:32:08.42 10.0 positive automatic pP 281 67.1073 1.67841 0.288496
IU.CASY.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:32:08.37 10.0 positive automatic P 195 67.2864 0.50955 0.306435
IU.CHTO.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:30:25.57 10.0 positive automatic P 298 52.1944 1.56459 0.543579
GE.GSI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:30:02.52 10.0 positive automatic P 275 49.3727 -0.161514 0.505293
NZ.URZ.HHZ.10 2022-04-28T13:29:21.71 10.0 positive automatic P 145 44.1372 0.0316303 0.685973
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:28:57.02 10.0 negative automatic P 350 41.2044 -0.89171 0.707404
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:28:51.65 10.0 negative automatic P 348 40.4523 -0.0886979 0.738595
NZ.OUZ.HHZ.10 2022-04-28T13:28:49.93 10.0 positive automatic P 145 39.9987 2.03848 0.71989
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:28:44.65 10.0 positive automatic P 343 39.5220 0.638739 0.706101
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:28:34.82 10.0 positive automatic P 226 38.4601 -0.250177 0.709692
AU.GIRL.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:28:20.78 10.0 negative automatic P 236 36.5874 1.59872 0.760244
MY.SBM.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:28:07.07 10.0 positive automatic P 280 35.0494 1.06069 0.772259
AU.TOO.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:27:56.03 10.0 positive automatic P 182 33.7000 1.64665 0.873715
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:27:39.58 10.0 negative automatic P 211 32.1258 -0.963206 0.810376
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:27:35.82 10.0 positive automatic P 234 31.3844 1.80073 0.94517
AU.WRKA.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:27:00.33 10.0 negative automatic P 218 27.5774 -0.00344758 0.941176
II.KAPI.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:26:55.35 10.0 positive automatic P 267 26.8944 1.21044 0.792079
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:26:54.37 10.0 positive automatic P 171 26.9330 -0.251478 0.941176
G.DZM.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:26:49.52 10.0 positive automatic P 135 26.3942 -0.201587 0.943396
AU.FITZ.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:26:36.53 10.0 negative automatic P 234 25.0412 -0.800283 0.963855
GE.MMRI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:26:33.42 10.0 positive automatic P 258 24.7720 -1.46081 0.8
GE.LUWI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:26:29.47 10.0 positive automatic P 276 24.0781 0.938212 0.784314
ND.KOUNC.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:26:25.70 10.0 positive automatic P 136 23.8805 -1.03907 0.689655
G.SANVU.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:26:19.75 10.0 positive automatic P 121 23.2416 -0.736424 0.8
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:26:18.22 10.0 negative automatic P 254 23.0277 -0.179909 0.930233
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:26:15.05 10.0 negative automatic P 186 22.8174 -0.991276 0.842105
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:26:06.17 10.0 positive automatic P 169 21.8871 0.0346566 0.97561
GE.SANI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:25:54.32 10.0 positive automatic P 274 20.7706 0.239812 0.930233
GE.TNTI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:25:46.07 10.0 positive automatic P 283 19.8807 1.65692 0.869565
II.WRAB.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:25:44.22 10.0 positive automatic P 216 20.0565 -2.16476 0.909091
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:25:18.40 10.0 negative automatic P 239 17.8058 -2.51378 0.91954
GE.BNDI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:25:05.52 10.0 positive automatic P 267 16.7682 -2.41736 0
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:25:04.07 10.0 negative automatic P 182 16.2052 3.24145 0.941176
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:25:02.95 10.0 negative automatic P 237 16.5940 -2.79042 0.47619
GE.SAUI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:24:57.57 10.0 positive automatic P 254 15.8587 1.24845 0
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:24:35.25 10.0 positive automatic P 114 14.2684 0.156766 0.97561
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:24:35.32 10.0 positive automatic P 273 14.4642 -2.44702 0.43956
GE.GENI.BHZ. 2022-04-28T13:22:49.52 10.0 positive automatic P 281 6.6556 -1.3324 0.727273
AU.RABL.BHZ.00 2022-04-28T13:22:32.60 10.0 positive automatic P 93 5.4513 -1.74516 0.941176
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