Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Saturday, 1 August 2020 - information

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 423 km northeast da Lae, Canton Babahoyo, Morobe, Papua Nuova Guinea, sabato, 01 agosto 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 423 km northeast da Lae, Canton Babahoyo, Morobe, Papua Nuova Guinea, sabato, 01 agosto 2020

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Aug 19:29 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
Aug 1 20:56: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.9 a 6.0.
Data & ora: 1 Aug 2020 07:22:07 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.0
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 3,3°S / 148,65°E (Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: unnamed submarine (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
208 km SE da Lorengau (Manus District) (pop: 5,810)
253 km WSW da Kavieng (pop: 14,500)
300 km NW da Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800)
383 km NE da Madang (pop: 27,400)
418 km WNW da Kokopo (pop: 26,300)
423 km NNE da Lae (Canton Babahoyo) (pop: 76,300)
476 km NE da Goroka (pop: 18,500)
567 km ENE da Mount Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
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!) [saperne di più]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.010 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)GFZ
M 5.710 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
M 6.153 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
M 6.240 kmBismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
M 6.010 km198 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake 423 km northeast of Lae, Canton Babahoyo, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, 1 August 19:22 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 02 Aug 2020 09:29 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 423 km northeast of Lae, Canton Babahoyo, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 1 August 2020 at 19:22 (GMT)
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