Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.7 - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, lunedì, 25 ottobre 1993

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.7 - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, lunedì, 25 ottobre 1993

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 30 km depth

Data & ora: 25 Oct 1993 10:27:04 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.7
Profondità: 30.4 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 5.909°S / 145.99°E (Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Crater Mountain (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km NNE da Kainantu (Eastern Highlands Province) (pop: 8,510)
69 km ENE da Goroka (Eastern Highlands Province) (pop: 18,500)
80 km SSE da Madang (pop: 27,400)
114 km E da Kundiawa (Chimbu Province) (pop: 9,380)
142 km NW da Lae (Morobe Province) (pop: 76,300)
195 km E da Mount Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands Province) (pop: 33,600)
414 km NNW da Port Moresby (National Capital District) (pop: 283,700)
695 km ESE da Jayapura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 134,900)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.730 kmeastern New Guinea region, Papua New GuineaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, 25 October 10:27 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (142 quakes):
  • 23 Apr 1994 00:45 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    99.5 km (61.8 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (69 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Apr 1994 08:05 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    112.7 km (70 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (75 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Apr 1994 07:45 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Apr 1994 07:30 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Apr 1994 06:18 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    103.1 km (64.1 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Mar 1994 15:43 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Mar 1994 08:25 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    101.1 km (62.8 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Mar 1994 14:11 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    98.7 km (61.3 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Mar 1994 10:13 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    23.3 km (14.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Feb 1994 20:33 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    120.2 km (74.7 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Feb 1994 06:25 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    133 km (83 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Feb 1994 07:46 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    109.6 km (68.1 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Feb 1994 18:58 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    86.1 km (53.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jan 1994 04:05 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    141 km (87.6 mi) depth
    |
    134 km (83 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jan 1994 18:22 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    60.2 km (37.4 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 1994 20:15 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea, on Monday, 25 October 1993 at 10:27 (GMT)
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