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Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) domenica, 13 settembre 2020

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) domenica, 13 settembre 2020
13 Sep 10:36 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
13 Sep 10:37: Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 6 km (3.7 mi) al NNW.
13 Sep 10:38: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.4 a 5.5.
13 Sep 17:38: Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 38.0 km (da 6.2 a 24 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 12.6 km (7.8 mi) al ESE.
Data & ora: Sunday, 13 September 2020 10:28 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 38.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 6.02°S / 147.05°E (Papua New Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Long Island (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km N da Lae (pop: 76,300)
106 km NW da Finschhafen (pop: 1,100)
134 km NE da Kainantu (pop: 8,500)
139 km NE da Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
166 km SE da Madang (pop: 27,400)
184 km E da Goroka (pop: 18,500)
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!) [saperne di più]
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Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.5 / 38 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)GFZ
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.5 / 60 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. (Papua New Guinea)EMSC
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.3 / 71 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)BMKG
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.4 / 58.1 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)GeoAu
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.1 / 55.8 km74 Km N of Lae, Papua New GuineaUSGS
Sun, 13 Sep 10:28 UTCM 5.3 / 71 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG

User reports for this quake (4)

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134.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was low intensity but lasted longer than higher impact quakes
181.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Papua New Guinea (Lae Morobe) at Oleander street / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Goroka valley / Weak shaking (MMI III)

Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea), 13 Sep 2020 10:28

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sunday, 13 September 2020

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