Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - New Britain Region, P.N.G., martedì, 16 settembre 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - New Britain Region, P.N.G., martedì, 16 settembre 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Sep 02:42 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 7 minuti.
Sep 16 02:45: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.4 a 5.5.
Data & ora: 16 Sep 2014 02:35:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 6,31°S / 151,73°E (Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Walo (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km SE da Lau
75 km SSE da Bindapuna
76 km SSE da Totongpal
195 km ESE da Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800)
226 km SSW da Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
240 km S da Rabaul (pop: 8,070)
424 km W da Arawa (pop: 40,300)
525 km E da Lae (pop: 76,300)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1,1 x 1013 joules (3,12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0,2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.510 kmNew Britain Region, P.N.G.GFZ
M 5.625 km189km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.736 kmNew Britain Region, PNGGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake New Britain Region, P.N.G., 16 September 02:35 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G., on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 02:35 (GMT)
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