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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 1 August 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 1 August 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 1 August 2020
Aug 1 20:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Saturday, 1 August 2020 19:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.3°S / 148.65°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: unnamed submarine (102 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 1 Aug 2020
Sat, 1 Aug 19:22 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Sat, 1 Aug 19:22 UTCM 6.1 / 52.6 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sat, 1 Aug 19:22 UTCM 6.2 / 40 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Sat, 1 Aug 19:22 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km198 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 2 Aug 2020
Sun, 2 Aug 09:29 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info]Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)

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