Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - Solomon Islands venerdì, 03 maggio 1996

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - Solomon Islands venerdì, 03 maggio 1996

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

Data & ora: 3 May 1996 11:24:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.3
Profondità: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 7.209°S / 155.221°E (Isole Salomone)
Vulcano più vicino: Loloru (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km SW da Buin (South Bougainville, Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 750)
115 km SSW da Arawa (Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
141 km WSW da Taro
204 km WNW da Gizo (New Georgia Group, Western Province) (pop: 6,150)
456 km SE da Kokopo (East New Britain Province, Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 26,300)
493 km W da Buala (Isabel Province) (pop: 2,700)
567 km WNW da Malango (Guadalcanal Province) (pop: 10,500)
576 km WNW da Honiara (Capital Territory) (pop: 56,300)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.333 kmSolomon IslandsUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Solomon Islands 3 May 23:24 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 15 Jun 1996 17:53 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 1996 21:43 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 1996 17:48 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 1996 17:33 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 1996 17:10 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 May 1996 08:57 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 May 1996 23:52 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Friday, 3 May 1996 at 23:24 (GMT)
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