Powerful Earthquake Strikes Bougainville Island, N. Solomons
Posted by feww on January 22, 2017
M7.9 strikes WNW of Panguna, PNG
Magnitude: 7.9 mww [USGS/EHP]
Location: 6.214°S, 155.122°E [uncertainty: ± 7.8 km]
Depth 136.0 km [uncertainty± 1.9]
Time: 2017-01-22 04:30:23.140 UTC
Number of Phases: 145
Minimum Distance: 397.0 km (3.57°)
Travel Time Residual: 1.03 s
Azimuthal Gap: 15°
This earthquake struck onshore and did NOT generate a tsunami.
- Seismic analysis and forecast are available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.