Past earthquakes near Bagana volcano: 2020

Updated Oct 17, 2021 12:05 GMT -
During 2020, Bagana volcano was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.1 and 2 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.
Biggest quake: 5.1 quake 80 km west of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, September, 17 2020 03:27 GMT
...Read More

Earthquake Catalog

Look up past earthquakes in this area by date or date range:
to
Look up quakes!
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
Depth and magnitude of quakes versus time plot
Earthquake depth plot
Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (3 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetailsMap
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 13:11 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 8, 2020 1:11 pm (GMT +0) (Dec 8, 2020 13:11 GMT)
4.5

41 km
49 km (30 mi)Solomon Sea, 62 km southwest of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
Thursday, September 17, 2020 03:27 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 17, 2020 03:27 GMT
5.1

67 km
40 km (25 mi)80 km west of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:06 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 6, 2020 11:06 GMT
4.8

102 km
46 km (29 mi)67 km southwest of Arawa, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.2 x 1012 joules (1.16 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 997 tons of TNT) More info

Earthquake statistics

Has seismic activity increased or decreased? Check the Quake-O-Meter!
Number of earthquakes vs time:
Number of quakes vs time
Show more
Magnitude distribution and energy released:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitudeMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time
Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.