Terremoto moderado mag. 5.1 - Bismarck Sea, 217 km N of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, Friday, 15 Jan. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.1 - Bismarck Sea, 217 km N of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, Friday, 15 Jan. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.1 at 30 km depth

15 Jan 16:07 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 14 minutos.
15 Jan 16:13: Magnitud recalculada de 4.8 a 5.1. Profundidad recalculada de 140.0 a 10.0 km (de 87 a 6.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 31 km (19 mi) al N.
15 Jan 16:46: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 12.0 km (de 6.2 a 7.5 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 10.2 km (6.4 mi) al SE.
15 Jan 19:38: Profundidad recalculada de 12.0 a 30.0 km (de 7.5 a 18.6 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 15 km (9.4 mi) al ESE.
Fecha & hora: 15 Jan 2021 15:52:54 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 01:52 (GMT +10)
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 30.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 3.63°S / 149.8°E (Mar de Bismarck, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Mundua (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
161 km al SO de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
217 km al N de Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
270 km al ONO de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
285 km al ONO de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
332 km al ESE de Lorengau (Manus District) (pop: 5,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
463 km al NE de Lae (pop: 76,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
479 km al ENE de Madang (pop: 27,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
530 km al NE de Bulolo (pop: 16,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
535 km al NE de Wau (pop: 14,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
713 km al NNE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
259 km al NNO de New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.1°C (84 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from N
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.130 kmBISMARCK SEA, Papua New GuineaEMSC
4.8140 kmBismarck Sea, Papua New GuineaBMKG
5.110 km169 Km SW of Kavieng, Papua New GuineaUSGS
5.310 kmBismarck Sea, Papua New GuineaGFZ

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