Terremoto leve mag. 4.8 - 124 km SSW of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, Thursday, 20 May. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.8 - 124 km SSW of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, Thursday, 20 May. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.8 at 60 km depth

20 May 21:57 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 15 minutos.
20 May 21:58: Profundidad recalculada de 35.0 a 64.0 km (de 22 a 40 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.7 km (3.5 mi) al N.
20 May 22:03: Profundidad recalculada de 64.0 a 60.0 km (de 40 a 37 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 8.1 km (5 mi) al NNW.
Fecha & hora: 20 May 2021 21:42:30 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 21 May 7:42 am (GMT +10)
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 60.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 5.33°S / 151.74°E (Nueva Bretaña del Este, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Ulawun (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km al SSO de Kokopo (East New Britain) (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
134 km al SSO de Rabaul (East New Britain) (pop: 8,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
179 km al E de Kimbe (Talasea District, West New Britain) (pop: 18,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
261 km al ENE de Kandrian (West New Britain) (pop: 1,010) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
324 km al SSE de Kavieng (New Ireland) (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
544 km al NE de Popondetta (Sohe, Northern Province) (pop: 28,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
685 km al NE de Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 24°C (75 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.860 kmPapua New Guinea: NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
4.835 km135 Km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New GuineaUSGS
5.163 kmPapua New Guinea: New Britain Region, P.N.G.GeoAu
5.0134 kmPapua New Guinea: New Britain Region, P.N.G.BMKG
5.048 kmPapua New Guinea: New Britain Region, P.N.G.GFZ

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