Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 53 km southwest of Torokina Islet Island, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 5:19 pm (GMT +11) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 53 km southwest of Torokina Islet Island, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 5:19 pm (GMT +11)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.9 at 49 km depth

29 Dec 07:02 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 43 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 06:19:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 29 déc. 2020 17:19 (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 4.9
Profondeur: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.52°S / 154.64°E (Solomon Sea, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)
Volcan le plus près: Bagana (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km OSO de Panguna (pop: 2,920) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
107 km OSO de Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
119 km ONO de Buin (pop: 750) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
300 km NO de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Îles Salomon) (pop: 6,150) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
357 km SE de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
377 km SE de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
888 km ENE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.6°C (85 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.949 km- 100 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New GuineaGFZ
4.980 kmBOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G., Papua New GuineaEMSC
4.988 km100 Km WSW of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
4.987 kmSolomon Islands, Papua New GuineaBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Šabac, Serbia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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