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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.7 - New Britain Region, P.N.G. martedí, 15 luglio 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.7 - New Britain Region, P.N.G. martedí, 15 luglio 2014
15 Jul 09:52 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 7 minuti.
Jul 15 11:10: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.5 a 5.7.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 32.0 km.
Data & ora: Tuesday, 15 July 2014 09:45 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.7
Profondità: 32.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 4.21°S / 151.25°E (Papua New Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Tavui (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km W da Rabaul (pop: 8,100)
113 km W da Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
188 km SE da Kavieng (pop: 14,500)
193 km NE da Kimbe (pop: 18,800)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
Tue, 15 Jul 09:45 UTCM 5.7 / 32 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G.GFZ
Tue, 15 Jul 09:45 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC

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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G., 15 Jul 2014 09h45

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 16 Jul 2014 11:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 2014 16:39 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Jul 2014 16:39 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Jul 2014 10:30 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Jul 2014 10:03 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 15 July 2014
 

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