Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 5.8 on date 14-09-2023 and time 19:58:44 (UTC) in region Papua New Guinea [Land]

A magnitude Mwp 5.8 earthquake occured in region: Papua New Guinea [Land], on

  • 14-09-2023 19:58:44 (UTC)
  • 14-09-2023 21:58:44 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 15-09-2023 05:58:44 (UTC +10:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Pacific/Port_Moresby)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -6.1100, 149.5340 at 49 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 5.8

Mwpd 6.1
2023-09-14
19:58:44
-6.1102 149.534 49 2023-09-14
20:14:11
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 121056701
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2023-09-14 19:58:44
Latitude -6.1102
Longitude 149.5340
Depth (km) 49 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 121056701

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 17130746
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 5483498
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 296
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 14087600.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 60.4211
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 34
Number of defining phases 34
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.32765
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 3.24692
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 64.75785
Number of stations at which the event was observed 34
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 34
Magnitudes information

Mwpd:6.1

Field Value
Value 6.1
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 121056701
Agency INGV
Autore Auto added
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-09-14 20:14:11

Mwp:5.8

Field Value
Value 5.8
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 16
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 121056701
Agency INGV
Autore Auto added
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-09-14 20:14:11

mb:5.3

Field Value
Value 5.3
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 32
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 121056701
Agency INGV
Autore Auto added
Time of creation (UTC) 2023-09-14 20:14:11
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance(km) Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IU.ADK.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:09:18.17 10.0 positive automatic P 22 7188.1158 1.9226 0.202034
IU.YSS.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:07:56.75 10.0 positive automatic P 354 5927.9772 -1.16657 0.317204
MY.KUM.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:07:36.32 10.0 positive automatic P 282 5562.543 2.38378 0.318657
JP.JKA.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:07:36.70 10.0 positive automatic P 354 5618.3316 -0.943007 0.390866
JP.JTM.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:07:12.90 10.0 positive automatic P 351 5276.7624 -0.80579 0.245157
IU.MAJO.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:06:43.97 10.0 positive automatic P 347 4878.9273 -0.591377 0.433502
JP.JGF.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:06:38.80 10.0 positive automatic P 346 4801.4049 -0.740824 0.581618
JP.JMN.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:06:34.25 10.0 positive automatic P 341 4718.6433 -0.134472 0.306595
IU.NWAO.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:06:15.45 10.0 positive automatic P 224 4466.418 0.485345 0.53599
JP.JOW.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:06:07.15 10.0 positive automatic P 329 4312.1169 2.70345 0.2841
AU.MORW.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:06:05.72 10.0 positive automatic P 230 4335.5157 0.52387 0.513208
GE.JAGI.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:05:30.62 10.0 positive automatic P 264 3902.9043 -1.65734 0.63332
IU.MBWA.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:05:10.12 10.0 positive automatic P 240 3611.1741 0.678657 0.820031
AU.FORT.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:05:03.03 10.0 positive automatic P 217 3535.1946 -0.840856 0.876796
AU.TOO.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:05:02.00 10.0 positive automatic P 186 3515.8695 -0.410986 0.780476
II.MSVF.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:04:50.20 10.0 positive automatic P 115 3348.7035 -0.0121684 0.931229
AU.HTT.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:04:41.08 10.0 positive automatic P 198 3223.551 1.89997 0.941176
G.CAN.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:04:39.95 10.0 positive automatic P 181 3242.4654 -1.1909 0.909091
AU.FITZ.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:04:13.73 10.0 positive automatic P 241 2909.2767 0.754737 1.09331
GE.SOEI.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:04:06.32 10.0 positive automatic P 260 2806.0023 0.331907 0.944954
AU.ARMA.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:03:56.95 10.0 positive automatic P 176 2706.9237 -0.884857 0.952381
AU.QLP.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:03:23.27 10.0 positive automatic P 193 2340.5793 -0.186823 0.874974
IU.GUMO.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:03:16.10 10.0 positive automatic P 347 2246.1738 0.309653 0.824742
AU.EIDS.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:03:04.65 10.0 positive automatic P 176 2143.9539 -0.31681 0.952381
AU.MTN.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:03:04.50 10.0 positive automatic P 248 2147.295 -0.446198 0.478195
AU.KDU.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:02:49.50 10.0 positive automatic P 247 2004.5934 -1.32503 1.27096
GE.FAKI.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:02:41.32 10.0 positive automatic P 280 1944.7866 -3.31584 0.43956
PS.PATS.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:02:24.31 10.0 positive automatic P 34 1735.2408 3.6921 0.909091
IU.CTAO.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:02:03.55 10.0 positive automatic P 193 1591.2516 -1.20408 0.833333
IU.HNR.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:01:14.65 10.0 positive automatic P 109 1203.1956 -1.74743 0.43956
AU.COEN.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T20:01:04.95 10.0 positive automatic P 218 1113.9294 -0.194408 0.97561
PS.JAY.BHZ. 2023-09-14T20:00:57.61 10.0 positive automatic P 292 1055.5545 -0.364842 0.932298
GE.PMG.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T19:59:44.07 10.0 positive automatic P 215 450.0717 0.641358 1.99206
AU.RABL.BHZ.00 2023-09-14T19:59:32.70 10.0 positive automatic P 54 360.4059 0.612044 2.07326
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