Sismo leggero mag. 4.6 - 41 km a nord est da Wabag, Enga Province, Papua Nuova Guinea, venerdì, 1 gen 2021 02:45 (GMT +10) -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.6 - 41 km a nord est da Wabag, Enga Province, Papua Nuova Guinea, venerdì,  1 gen 2021 02:45 (GMT +10)

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.6 at 95 km depth

31 Dec 16:56 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 12 minuti.
Update Thu, 31 Dec 2020, 17:00
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake 41 km northeast of Wabag, Papua New Guinea
4.6 quake 1 Jan 2:45 am (GMT +10)
4.6 quake 1 Jan 2:45 am (GMT +10)
A intermediate magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported early morning near Wabag, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Friday 1 January 2021 at 2:45 am local time at an intermediate depth of 95 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Wabag (pop. 4,000) located 41 km from the epicenter, Mt Hagen (pop. 33,600) 86 km away, and Mendi (pop. 26,300) 113 km away.
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Earthquake data

Data & ora: 31 Dec 2020 16:45:12 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: venerdì, 1 gen 2021 02:45 (GMT +10)
Magnitudine: 4.6
Prof.: 95.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 5.16°S / 143.89°E (Enga Province, Papua Nuova Guinea)
Antipode: 5.16°N / 36.11°W
Vulcano più vicino: Doma Peaks (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km NNE da Wabag (Enga) (pop: 3,960) --> Vedi sismi vicini
86 km NNO da Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
113 km NNE da Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
125 km N da Ialibu (Southern Highlands) (pop: 6,920) --> Vedi sismi vicini
134 km NE da Tari (pop: 8,190) --> Vedi sismi vicini
181 km S da Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
195 km ONO da Goroka (Eastern Highlands) (pop: 18,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
210 km O da Madang (pop: 27,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
385 km ONO da Lae (Morobe) (pop: 76,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
600 km NO da Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 12.2°C (54 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from WSW
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5 x 1011 joules (139 MWh, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.Prof.UbicazioneFonte
4.695 km- 101 km NNE of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaEMSC
4.695 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG
4.5112 km101 Km NNE of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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