Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - 99 km northwest da Lae, Morobe, Papua Nuova Guinea, giovedì, 08 ottobre 2020 -

Questo terremoto era probabilmente un aftershock del M 6.3 terremoto: 114 km northwest da Lae, Morobe, Papua Nuova Guinea Thu, 8 Oct 07h35 che si è verificato 16 ore prima.
Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - 99 km northwest da Lae, Morobe, Papua Nuova Guinea, giovedì, 08 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 113 km depth

8 Oct 23:27 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GeoAu dopo 13 minuti.
11 Oct 23:29: Profondità ricalcolata da 111.3 a 121.7 km (da 69 a 76 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 6.7 km (4.2 mi) al NO.
12 Oct 02:20: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.1 a 5.2. Profondità ricalcolata da 121.7 a 112.9 km (da 76 a 70 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 6.1 km (3.8 mi) al O.
Data & ora: 8 Oct 2020 11:14:36 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.2
Profondità: 112.9 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 6,24°S / 146,243°E (Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Yelia (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km E da Kainantu (pop: 8,510)
96 km E da Goroka (pop: 18,500)
99 km WNW da Lae (pop: 76,300)
116 km NNW da Bulolo (pop: 16,000)
124 km SSE da Madang (pop: 27,400)
133 km NNW da Wau (pop: 14,600)
143 km E da Kundiawa (pop: 9,380)
227 km E da Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 25°C (77 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts)
Fonte dati primaria: GeoAu
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.2113 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGeoAu
M 5.195 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG
M 5.1105 km47 Km E of Kainantu, Papua New GuineaUSGS
M 5.11 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g., Papua New GuineaEMSC
M 5.2109 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaGFZ
M 5.195 kmEastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New GuineaBMKG

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
92 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Lae / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 99 km northwest of Lae, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 23:14 (GMT)
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