Terremoto moderato mag. 5.1 - Bismarck Sea, 136 km a nord da Lae, Morobe Province, Papua Nuova Guinea, venerdí, 18 settembre 2020 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 5.1 - Bismarck Sea, 136 km a nord da Lae, Morobe Province, Papua Nuova Guinea, venerdí, 18 settembre 2020

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 5.1 at 125 km depth

18 Sep 21:08 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
Data & ora: 18 Sep 2020 20:59:48 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.1
Profondità: 125.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 5.5°S / 146.97°E (Bismarck Sea, Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Long Island (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km ESE da Madang (pop: 27,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
136 km N da Lae (pop: 76,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
187 km ENE da Goroka (pop: 18,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
193 km N da Bulolo (pop: 16,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
306 km E da Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
351 km O da Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
374 km E da Mendi (pop: 26,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
389 km NNO da Popondetta (Sohe) (pop: 28,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
429 km ESE da Wewak (pop: 18,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
443 km N da Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 6 km/h (3 kts) from SE
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
5.1125 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGFZ
5.2126 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g., Papua New GuineaEMSC
5.0128 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG
5.2118 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGeoAu
5.2134 km121 Km N of Lae, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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Port Moresby (454 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ridge, Popondetta, NP / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was having tea on veranda whilst kids were watching TV. All felt the earthquake.  
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