Terremoto moderado mag. 5.2 - Solomon Sea, 79 km SE of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea, Thursday, 20 May. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.2 - Solomon Sea, 79 km SE of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea, Thursday, 20 May. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.2 at 55 km depth

20 May 17:30 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 14 minutos.
20 May 17:55: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.5. Profundidad recalculada de 223.0 a 55.0 km (de 139 a 34 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 85 km (53 mi) al NE.
21 May 00:05: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.2.
Fecha & hora: 20 May 2021 17:15:44 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 21 May 3:15 am (GMT +10)
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 55.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.25°S / 151.27°E (Solomon Sea, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Buru (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km al ESE de Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
191 km al E de Kandrian (pop: 1,010) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
239 km al SSO de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
249 km al SSO de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
412 km al S de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
436 km al NE de Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
487 km al NE de Kokoda (Sohe) (pop: 6,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
579 km al NE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al SE de New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 27°C (81 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 6 m/s (13 kts) from SE
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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
5.255 kmPapua New Guinea: New Britain Region, P.N.G.BMKG
4.953 kmPapua New Guinea: New Britain Region, P.N.G.GeoAu
4.940 kmPapua New Guinea: NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
4.910 km150 Km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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