Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 143 km west of Arawa, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on 26 Oct 1:58 pm (GMT +11) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 143 km west of Arawa, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on 26 Oct 1:58 pm (GMT +11)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Oct 03:49 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 51 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 02:58:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Oct 1:58 pm (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.9
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.4°S / 154.28°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Volcan le plus près: Balbi (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km W de Arawa (pop: 40,300)
319 km SE de Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
339 km SE de Rabaul (pop: 8,070)
340 km WNW de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Îles Salomon) (pop: 6,150)
468 km E de Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800)
574 km SE de Kavieng (pop: 14,500)
605 km NE de Alotau (pop: 10,000)
717 km ENE de Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 29.2°C (85 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.910 kmBougainville Region, P.n.g., Papua New GuineaEMSC
M 4.910 km133 Km W of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 4.829 kmSolomon Islands, Papua New GuineaGFZ
M 5.032 kmSolomon Islands, Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 4.910 km133 Km W of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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