Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - 62 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, lunes, 07 sep. 2015

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - 62 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, lunes, 07 sep. 2015

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

7 Sep 04:32 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 9 minutos.
Sep 7 08:10: Magnitud recalculada de 4.9 a 5.0.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 20.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 7 Sep 2015 04:23:01 UTC
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 20.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 9.8°S / 160.27°E (Islas Salomón)
Volcán mas cercano: Gallego (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km al E de Malango (pop: 10,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al S de Tulagi (Florida Islands) (pop: 1,750) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
124 km al SSO de Auki (pop: 6,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
195 km al ONO de Kirakira (Nakumwe) (pop: 1,120) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
199 km al SSE de Buala (pop: 2,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
421 km al ESE de Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.020 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.125 km- 51km SE of Honiara, Solomon IslandsUSGS
M 5.131 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the M 5.0 terremoto: 62 km al este de Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Islas Salomón Mon, 7 Sep 2015 04:23

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - 62 km E of Malango, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, lunes, 07 sep. 2015
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