Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - Solomon Sea, 131 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, martes, 09 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 dias antes.
Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - Solomon Sea, 131 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, martes, 09 dic. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Dec 02:41 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Dec 9 08:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.3.
Fecha & hora: 9 Dec 2014 02:33:34 UTC
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.35°S / 154.39°E (Solomon Sea, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Balbi (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km al O de Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
324 km al SE de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
333 km al NO de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Islas Salomón) (pop: 6,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
344 km al SE de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
579 km al SE de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
618 km al NE de Alotau (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
870 km al ENE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
72 km al O de Torokina Islet Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
406 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: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.310 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.510 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
M 5.610 km128km W of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.637 kmBougainville Island Region, PNGGeoAu

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - Solomon Sea, 131 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, martes, 09 dic. 2014
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