Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - D'Entrecasteaux Islands Region on Monday, 17 November 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Solomon Sea, 378 km S of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, lunes, 17 nov. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Solomon Sea, 378 km S of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, lunes, 17 nov. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Nov 01:14 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Nov 17 02:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.8 a 5.9.
Fecha & hora: 17 Nov 2014 01:05:58 UTC
Magnitud: 5.9
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 9.6°S / 155.14°E (Solomon Sea, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Simbo (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
250 km al SO de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Islas Salomón) (pop: 6,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
378 km al S de Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
876 km al E de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
267 km al NE de Yeina Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
393 km al ESE de Jouveney 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

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.910 kmD'Entrecasteaux Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.920 km D'ENTRECASTEAUX ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 6.0 kmD'entrecasteaux Islands Region, PNGGeoAu
M 6.125 km245km SW of Gizo, Solomon IslandsUSGS

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Aftershocks of the M 5.9 terremoto: Solomon Sea, 378 km al sur de Arawa, North Solomons, Papúa Nueva Guinea Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:05

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 27 Dec 2014 16:04 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Dec 2014 19:46 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Nov 2014 13:27 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Solomon Sea, 378 km S of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, lunes, 17 nov. 2014
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