Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 43 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 27 Oct 4.36 am (GMT +10) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 43 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 27 Oct 4.36 am (GMT +10)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 71 km depth

27 Oct 00:35 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 6 heures.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 06:36:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 27 oct. 2020 04:36 (GMT +10)
Magnitude: 4.9
Profondeur: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.45°S / 147.26°E (Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Volcan le plus près: Koranga (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km NE de Lae (pop: 76,300)
108 km NE de Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
116 km NNE de Wau (pop: 14,600)
155 km E de Kainantu (pop: 8,510)
211 km E de Goroka (pop: 18,500)
213 km SE de Madang (pop: 27,400)
279 km NNW de Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200)
846 km ESE de Jayapura (Indonésie) (pop: 134,900)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.971 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG

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