Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 19 October 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Bismarck Sea, 52 km S of Djaul Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 19 oct. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Bismarck Sea, 52 km S of Djaul Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 19 oct. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Oct 19:47 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Oct 20 11:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.9.
Fecha & hora: 19 Oct 2014 19:38:39 UTC
Magnitud: 5.9
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 3.41°S / 150.83°E (Mar de Bismarck, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Tavui (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km al S de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
172 km al ONO de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
190 km al ONO de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
250 km al NNE de Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
342 km al NNE de Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
424 km al ESE de Lorengau (Manus District) (pop: 5,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
562 km al NE de Lae (pop: 76,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
788 km al NNE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
100 km al OSO de New Ireland Island (pop: 194,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
260 km al N de New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al S de Djaul Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.910 kmNew Ireland Region, P.N.G.GFZ
M 5.92 km NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
M 5.410 km84km S of Kavieng, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.539 kmNew Ireland Region, PNGGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the M 5.9 terremoto: Mar de Bismarck, 52 km al sur de Djaul , New Ireland, Papúa Nueva Guinea Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:38

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Bismarck Sea, 52 km S of Djaul Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 19 oct. 2014
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