Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 7 December 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Solomon Sea, 135 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 07 dic. 2014

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto M 6.5 terremoto: Solomon Sea, 73 km al oeste de Torokina Islet , Papúa Nueva Guinea Sun, 7 Dec 2014 01:22 que había ocurrido 2 horas y 8 minutos antes.
Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Solomon Sea, 135 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 07 dic. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 25 km depth

7 Dec 03:38 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Dec 7 09:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.6 a 5.5.
Fecha & hora: 7 Dec 2014 03:30:04 UTC
Magnitud: 5.5
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.41°S / 154.36°E (Solomon Sea, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Balbi (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km al O de Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
326 km al SE de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
332 km al NO de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Islas Salomón) (pop: 6,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
346 km al SE de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
582 km al SE de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
611 km al NE de Alotau (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
864 km al ENE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al OSO de Torokina Islet Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
404 km al E de New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 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.
M 5.525 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.710 km139km W of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.640 kmBougainville Island Region, PNGGeoAu

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Solomon Sea, 135 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 07 dic. 2014
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