Strong Earthquake E. Caroline Islands. Micronesia 03-Aug-14 (E142150022)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.6 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-08-03T00:22:03.930Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 0.854°N, 146.125°E
  • Seismic Region: 39 – Pacific Basin
  • Seismic Geo Area: 6140 – E. Caroline Islands. Micronesia
  • Earthquake depth: 13.3 km
  • Distances:
    1. 342km (212mi) NNW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea
    2. 561km (348mi) NNE of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
    3. 643km (399mi) NW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
    4. 663km (411mi) NE of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
    5. 1144km (710mi) N of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000rzki

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer


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One Response to Strong Earthquake E. Caroline Islands. Micronesia 03-Aug-14 (E142150022)

  1. Pingback: Weekly Geophysical: 08 August 2014 | QVS Data

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