Terremoto forte mag. 5.5 - Solomon Sea, 220 km a sud ovest da Gizo, Isole Salomone, giovedí, 18 marzo 2021 -

Terremoto forte mag. 5.5 - Solomon Sea, 220 km a sud ovest da Gizo, Isole Salomone, giovedí, 18 marzo 2021

Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.5 at 10 km depth

18 Mar 23:49 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 10 minuti.
18 Mar 23:53: Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al N.
19 Mar 08:00: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.3 a 5.5. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.6 km (1 mi) al NE.
Data & ora: 18 Mar 2021 23:39:43 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Friday, 19 Mar 2021 09:39 (GMT +10)
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 9.5°S / 155.42°E (Solomon Sea, Isole Salomone)
Vulcano più vicino: Simbo (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
220 km SO da Gizo (New Georgia Group) (pop: 6,150) --> Vedi sismi vicini
307 km S da Buin (Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 750) --> Vedi sismi vicini
354 km S da Panguna (Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 2,920) --> Vedi sismi vicini
364 km S da Arawa (Papua Nuova Guinea) (pop: 40,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
497 km O da Honiara (pop: 56,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 29.4°C (85 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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!) More info
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5.510 kmD'Entrecasteaux Islands Region, Solomon IslandsGFZ
5.55 km212 Km SW of Gizo, Solomon IslandsUSGS
5.510 kmD'Entrecasteaux Islands Region, Solomon IslandsGeoAu
5.010 kmNear Port Moresby, Solomon IslandsRENASS

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 19 Mar 2021 01:54 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Mar 2021 01:20 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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