Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Solomon Sea, 91 km a sud ovest da Panguna, North Solomons, Papua Nuova Guinea, lunedí, 29 marzo 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Solomon Sea, 91 km a sud ovest da Panguna, North Solomons, Papua Nuova Guinea, lunedí, 29 marzo 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.8 at 10 km depth

29 Mar 17:31 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 10 minuti.
29 Mar 17:48: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.6 a 4.8. Profondità ricalcolata da 62.0 a 10.0 km (da 39 a 6.2 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 41 km (25 mi) al N.
29 Mar 19:09: Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 11 km (7 mi) al N.
Update Mon, 29 Mar 2021, 17:36
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 112 km southwest of Buin, Papua New Guinea
4.6 quake 30 Mar 3:21 am (GMT +10)
4.6 quake 30 Mar 3:21 am (GMT +10)
Just 15 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Buin, South Bougainville, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea. The tremor was recorded early morning on Tuesday 30 March 2021 at 3:21 am local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 62 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Buin (pop. 750) located 112 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 29 Mar 2021 17:21:04 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021 03:21 (GMT +10)
Magnitudine: 4.8
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 7.05°S / 155.12°E (Solomon Sea, Papua Nuova Guinea)
Vulcano più vicino: Loloru (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km OSO da Buin (pop: 750) --> Vedi sismi vicini
91 km SSO da Panguna (pop: 2,920) --> Vedi sismi vicini
104 km SSO da Arawa (pop: 40,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
223 km ONO da Gizo (New Georgia Group, Isole Salomone) (pop: 6,150) --> Vedi sismi vicini
436 km SE da Kokopo (pop: 26,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
456 km SE da Rabaul (pop: 8,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
918 km ENE da Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 29.2°C (85 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from ENE
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.810 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
4.662 kmSolomon IslandsBMKG
4.810 km97 Km SSW of Panguna, Papua New GuineaUSGS
4.954 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ

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