Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 99 km WNW of Lae, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, jueves, 08 oct. 2020 -

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto M 6.3 terremoto: 114 km northwest de Lae, Morobe, Papúa Nueva Guinea Thu, 8 Oct 07h35 que había ocurrido 16 horas antes.
Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - 99 km WNW of Lae, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, jueves, 08 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 113 km depth

8 Oct 23:27 UTC: Primero en informar: GeoAu después de 13 minutos.
11 Oct 23:29: Profundidad recalculada de 111.3 a 121.7 km (de 69 a 76 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.7 km (4.2 mi) al NO.
12 Oct 02:20: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.2. Profundidad recalculada de 121.7 a 112.9 km (de 76 a 70 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.1 km (3.8 mi) al O.
Fecha & hora: 8 Oct 2020 11:14:36 UTC -
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 112.9 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6,24°S / 146,243°E (Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Yelia (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km al E de Kainantu (pop: 8,510)
96 km al E de Goroka (pop: 18,500)
99 km al WNW de Lae (pop: 76,300)
116 km al NNW de Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
124 km al SSE de Madang (pop: 27,400)
133 km al NNW de Wau (pop: 14,600)
143 km al E de Kundiawa (pop: 9,380)
227 km al E de Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 25°C (77 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts)
Fuente primaria de datos: GeoAu
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) 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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.2113 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGeoAu
M 5.195 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 5.1105 km47 Km E of Kainantu, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.11 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g., Papua New GuineaEMSC
M 5.2109 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGFZ
M 5.195 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
92 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Lae / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
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