Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 77km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Solomon Sea, 29 km a ovest da Torokina Islet , Papua Nuova Guinea, martedì, 16 luglio 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Solomon Sea, 29 km a ovest da Torokina Islet , Papua Nuova Guinea, martedì, 16 luglio 2013

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 44 km depth

16 Jul 09:56 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 20 minuti.
Data & ora: 16 Jul 2013 09:35:54 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 19:35:54
Magnitudine: 6
Profondità: 44.3 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 6.3085°S / 154.7822°E (Solomon Sea, Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Balbi (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km O da Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
112 km ONO da Buin (pop: 750) --> Vedi sismi vicini
302 km NO da Gizo (New Georgia Group, Isole Salomone) (pop: 6,150) --> Vedi sismi vicini
354 km SE da Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
373 km SE da Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
607 km SE da Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
912 km ENE da Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
29 km OSO da Torokina Islet Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
489 km SE da New Ireland Island (pop: 194,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.957 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.971 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
M 6.044 km77km W of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.568 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Solomon Sea, 29 km west of Torokina Islet Island, Papua New Guinea, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 19:35:54

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes):
  • 23 Dec 2013 12:31 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    79.4 km (49.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Nov 2013 21:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    111.7 km (69.4 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Nov 2013 09:14 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35.5 km (22.1 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Nov 2013 15:36 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    80.7 km (50.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Nov 2013 08:08 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    56.8 km (35.3 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2013 21:05 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    78.4 km (48.7 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2013 20:25 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    88.3 km (54.9 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2013 12:38 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Nov 2013 20:13 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    61.6 km (38.3 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2013 20:01 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    57.6 km (35.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Oct 2013 21:15 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Oct 2013 23:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    80.5 km (50 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Oct 2013 18:48 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    71.6 km (44.5 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Oct 2013 22:49 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    48.7 km (30.3 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Oct 2013 11:18 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Oct 2013 10:17 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    54.2 km (33.7 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 29 km west of Torokina Islet Island, Papua New Guinea, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 19:35:54
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