Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 175km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - Bismarck Sea, 435 km a nord da Lae, Morobe Province, Papua Nuova Guinea, martedì, 11 marzo 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - Bismarck Sea, 435 km a nord da Lae, Morobe Province, Papua Nuova Guinea, martedì, 11 marzo 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Mar 22:27 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 24 minuti.
Data & ora: 11 Mar 2014 22:03:11 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 08:03:11
Magnitudine: 5.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 3.0918°S / 148.4424°E (Bismarck Sea, Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: unnamed submarine (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
175 km SE da Lorengau (Manus District) (pop: 5,810) --> Vedi sismi vicini
268 km OSO da Kavieng (pop: 14,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
332 km NO da Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
378 km NE da Madang (pop: 27,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
431 km ONO da Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
435 km NNE da Lae (pop: 76,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
447 km ONO da Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
456 km NE da Kainantu (pop: 8,510) --> Vedi sismi vicini
475 km NE da Goroka (pop: 18,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
724 km N da Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
361 km O da New Ireland Island (pop: 194,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
392 km NO da New Britain Island (pop: 513,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
112 km SE da Rambutyo Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.110 kmBismarck SeaGFZ
M 5.910 km175km SE of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 6.165 kmBismarck SeaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake Bismarck Sea, 435 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 08:03:11

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Bismarck Sea, 435 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 08:03:11
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