Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Bismarck Sea, 208 km N of Madang, Papua New Guinea, Tuesday, 27 Apr. 2021 -

Este terremoto probablemente fue un premonitor del terremoto M 6.1 terremoto: Mar de Bismarck, 195 km al norte de Madang, Papúa Nueva Guinea, Tue, 27 Apr 2021 08:05 que siguió después de 6 horas.
Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Bismarck Sea, 208 km N of Madang, Papua New Guinea, Tuesday, 27 Apr. 2021

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.6 at 10 km depth

27 Apr 02:21 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
27 Apr 05:52: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.6. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.5 km (1.5 mi) al SSW.
Fecha & hora: 27 Apr 2021 02:12:51 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 27 Apr 12:12 pm (GMT +10)
Magnitud: 5.6
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 3.38°S / 145.48°E (Mar de Bismarck, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Bam (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
206 km al E de Wewak (pop: 18,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
208 km al N de Madang (pop: 27,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
249 km al SO de Lorengau (Manus District) (pop: 5,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
299 km al N de Kundiawa (pop: 9,380) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
301 km al N de Goroka (pop: 18,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
308 km al NNE de Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
368 km al NNE de Mendi (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
408 km al NNO de Lae (pop: 76,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
444 km al NNO de Bulolo (pop: 16,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
703 km al NNO de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from WNW
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.610 kmNear N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG., Papua New GuineaGFZ
5.310 kmNear Lae, Papua New GuineaRENASS
5.710 kmNEAR N COAST OF NEW GUINEA, PNG., Papua New GuineaEMSC
5.610 km177 Km ENE of Angoram, Papua New GuineaUSGS
5.610 kmNear N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG., Papua New GuineaGeoAu
5.539 kmNear N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG., Papua New GuineaBMKG

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