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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 96km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 20 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 96km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 20 April 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.5 quake: 75km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Sat, 19 Apr 13h27, which had occurred 11 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 96km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, 20 April 2014
Date & time: Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 20, 2014 10:15:58
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 18.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.1672°S / 155.3119°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Loloru (80 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 20 Apr 2014
Sun, 20 Apr 00:15 UTCM 6.2 / 18 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
Sun, 20 Apr 00:15 UTCM 6.1 / 20 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
Sun, 20 Apr 00:16 UTCM 6.4 / 35 kmBougainville Island Region, PNGGeoAu

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yolo swag / MMI IX (Violent shaking)


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