Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 - Solomon Sea, 74 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, martes, 29 oct. 2019 -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 - Solomon Sea, 74 km W of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, martes, 29 oct. 2019

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 at 10 km depth

29 Oct 08:52 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Oct 29 08:53: Magnitud recalculada de 5.7 a 5.8.
Fecha & hora: 29 Oct 2019 08:44:02 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.8
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.25°S / 154.9°E (Solomon Sea, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Bagana (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km al O de Panguna (pop: 2,920) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
74 km al O de Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
104 km al ONO de Buin (pop: 750) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
297 km al NO de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Islas Salomón) (pop: 6,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
360 km al SE de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
379 km al SE de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
926 km al ENE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
494 km al SE de New Ireland Island (pop: 194,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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 5.810 kmSolomon Islands (Papua New Guinea)GFZ
M 5.840 kmBougainville Region, P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
M 6.010 kmSolomon Islands (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
M 5.873 kmBougainville Island Region (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
M 5.869 km74km W of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android


Please check again later while we are collecting more data.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Map of earlier quakes

Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.