Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Solomon Islands domenica, 15 giugno 1997

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Solomon Islands domenica, 15 giugno 1997

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 33 km depth

Data & ora: 15 Jun 1997 05:06:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 7.146°S / 155.674°E (Isole Salomone)
Vulcano più vicino: Loloru (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km S da Buin (South Bougainville, Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 750)
103 km S da Arawa (Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 40,300)
167 km NW da Gizo (New Georgia Group, Western Province) (pop: 6,150)
446 km NW da Buala (Isabel Province) (pop: 2,700)
489 km SE da Kokopo (East New Britain Province, Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 26,300)
528 km NW da Malango (Guadalcanal Province) (pop: 10,500)
535 km NW da Honiara (Capital Territory) (pop: 56,300)
582 km NW da Auki (Malaita Province) (pop: 6,810)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
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!) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.533 kmSolomon IslandsUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Solomon Islands 15 June 17:06 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 24 Jul 1997 09:42 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jun 1997 09:07 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jun 1997 17:51 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 15 June 1997 at 17:06 (GMT)
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