Terremoto moderado mag. 5.2 - Solomon Sea, 101 km E of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 16 may. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.2 - Solomon Sea, 101 km E of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 16 may. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.2 at 36 km depth

16 May 07:34 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 5 minutos.
16 May 07:43: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: GFZ
16 May 08:47: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 5.2. Profundidad recalculada de 84.0 a 36.0 km (de 52 a 22 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 12 km (7.5 mi) al SO.
Fecha & hora: 16 May 2021 07:28:53 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 16 May 5:28 pm (GMT +10)
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 36.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 5.6°S / 151.67°E (Solomon Sea, Nueva Bretaña del Este, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Rabaul (Tavurvur) (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km al SSO de Kokopo (East New Britain) (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
165 km al SSO de Rabaul (East New Britain) (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
170 km al E de Kimbe (Talasea District, West New Britain) (pop: 18,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
244 km al ENE de Kandrian (West New Britain) (pop: 1,010) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
350 km al SSE de Kavieng (New Ireland) (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
429 km al O de Panguna (Bougainville) (pop: 2,920) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
437 km al O de Arawa (Bougainville) (pop: 40,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
518 km al NE de Popondetta (Sohe, Northern Province) (pop: 28,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
567 km al NE de Kokoda (Sohe, Northern Province) (pop: 6,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
659 km al NE de Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.8°C (80 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SW
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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

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RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.236 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGFZ
unknownn/aNew Britain Region, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaVolcanoDiscovery
5.240 kmNEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaEMSC
5.135 km137 Km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
5.152 kmPapua New Guinea: New Britain Region, P.N.G.GeoAu
5.210 kmNear Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaRENASS
5.187 kmPapua New Guinea: New Britain Region, P.N.G.BMKG

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kokopo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Kokopo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 16 May 2021 07:40 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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