Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 54km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Monday, 2 September 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Solomon Sea, 35 km a sud da Torokina Islet , North Solomons, Papua Nuova Guinea, lunedì, 02 settembre 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Solomon Sea, 35 km a sud da Torokina Islet , North Solomons, Papua Nuova Guinea, lunedì, 02 settembre 2013

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 49 km depth

2 Sep 04:50 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 20 minuti.
Data & ora: 2 Sep 2013 04:30:18 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Monday, September 02, 2013 15:30:18
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 49.4 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 6.5647°S / 155.0578°E (Solomon Sea, Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Bagana (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km SO da Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
73 km ONO da Buin (pop: 750) --> Vedi sismi vicini
261 km NO da Gizo (New Georgia Group, Isole Salomone) (pop: 6,150) --> Vedi sismi vicini
395 km SE da Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
415 km SE da Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
929 km ENE da Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
35 km S da Torokina Islet Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
531 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: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.940 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
M 5.940 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
M 6.149 km54km WSW of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 6.276 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu
M 5.984 kmSolomon IslandsBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Solomon Sea, 35 km south of Torokina Islet Island, Papua New Guinea, Monday, September 02, 2013 15:30:18

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (26 quakes):
  • 25 Jan 2014 08:02 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    40.3 km (25 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Dec 2013 12:31 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    79.4 km (49.3 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Nov 2013 21:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    111.7 km (69.4 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Nov 2013 09:14 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35.5 km (22.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Nov 2013 15:36 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    80.7 km (50.1 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Nov 2013 08:08 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    56.8 km (35.3 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2013 21:05 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    78.4 km (48.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2013 20:25 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    88.3 km (54.9 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2013 12:38 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Nov 2013 20:13 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    61.6 km (38.3 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2013 20:01 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    57.6 km (35.8 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Oct 2013 02:46 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Oct 2013 21:15 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Oct 2013 23:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    80.5 km (50 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Oct 2013 18:48 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    71.6 km (44.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Oct 2013 22:49 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    48.7 km (30.3 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Solomon Sea, 35 km south of Torokina Islet Island, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, September 02, 2013 15:30:18

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