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Data Event Response to the February 25, 2018 M 7.5 Earthquake 81km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea

Written by David Philips and Beth Bartel
12 March 2018

Event Summary

A Mw 7.5 earthquake occurred at 17:44:43 UTC on February 25, 2018, 81km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea. For more information, see the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program event page.

UNAVCO Response

Borehole Strainmeter Data
UNAVCO has produced a fully processed 1-sps borehole strainmeter (BSM) dataset spanning the time period of this event, available from the PBO borehole strainmeter event response page. The 1-sps shear strains recorded by PBO borehole strainmeters are shown in Figure 2.

UNAVCO Data and Support

  • Please contact archive-gpsunavco.org for information on data availability.
  • To request access to these and other RT-GPS stations operated by UNAVCO please send an email request to rtgpsunavco.org.
  • For information on past event responses, see the UNAVCO Geophysical Event Response page.

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Map Center:
Porgera, Papua New Guinea

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