Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - West Sepik Province, 281 km west of Wewak, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, 1 January 1971 at 07:58 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - West Sepik Province, 281 km west of Wewak, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, 1 January 1971 at 07:58 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 6.0 at 35 km depth

Date & time: 1 Jan 1971 07:58:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Profondeur: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.19°S / 141.183°E (West Sepik Province, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Nearby towns and cities:
168 km S de Vanimo (Sandaun) (pop: 11,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
175 km SO de Aitape (Sandaun) (pop: 5,550) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
187 km SSE de Abepura (Papua, Indonésie) (pop: 62,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
191 km SSE de Jayapura (Papua, Indonésie) (pop: 134,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
215 km N de Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province) (pop: 11,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
272 km NO de Tari (pop: 8,190) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
281 km OSO de Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
350 km NO de Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
385 km ONO de Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
883 km NO de Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) Plus d'infos
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