Very strong deep earthquake under Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea

A very strong earthquake (luckily) at an intermediate depth occurred  around noon (local time) in the South-Western part of Bougainville island. The earthquake was certainly felt by all people on the island and even on the neighboring islands. The bigger depth makes the FEEL radius a lot bigger … [Read more...]

Strong earthquake close to the coast of Bougainville, PNG

Image via Wikipedia Epicenter at a moderate depth in the sea about 30 km out of the coast. No roads on the earthquake side of the island. Only a couple of fisherman's villages are located in this area (Atsilima, Pokuito and Kuraio Mission). The depth of the hypocenter will weaken the … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list September 6, 2010

M 5.0      2010/09/06 20:58   Depth 35.3 km     VANUATU Aftershock of the M 7.3 earthquake in the same area on August 10. Not dangerous M 5.2      2010/09/06 17:15   Depth 131.3 km     SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA Harmless because of the depth. Epicenter near Kota Agung, Sumatra.  … [Read more...]