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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) domingo, 13 sep. 2020

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) domingo, 13 sep. 2020
13 Sep 10:36 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
13 Sep 10:37: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6 km (3.7 mi) al NNW.
13 Sep 10:38: Magnitud recalculada de 5.4 a 5.5.
13 Sep 17:38: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 38.0 km (de 6.2 a 24 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 12.6 km (7.8 mi) al ESE.
Fecha & hora: domingo, 13 septiembre 2020 10:28 UTC
Magnitud: 5.5
Profundidad: 38.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6,02°S / 147,05°E (Papua New Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Long Island (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km al N de Lae (pop: 76,300)
106 km al NW de Finschhafen (pop: 1,100)
134 km al NE de Kainantu (pop: 8,500)
139 km al NE de Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
166 km al SE de Madang (pop: 27,400)
184 km al E de Goroka (pop: 18,500)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 1,1 x 1013 joules (3,12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0,2 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.5 / 38 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)GFZ
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.5 / 60 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.3 / 71 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.4 / 58.1 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.1 / 55.8 km74 Km N of Lae, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.3 / 71 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG

User reports for this quake (4)

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134.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was low intensity but lasted longer than higher impact quakes
181.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Papua New Guinea (Lae Morobe) at Oleander street / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Goroka valley / Weak shaking (MMI III)

Aftershocks of the M 5.5 terremoto: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) Sun, 13 Sep 10h28

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) domingo, 13 sep. 2020

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