Earthquake in New Britain

Well, we just had a Mw 6.7 earthquake along the coast of New Britain. This region has been active lately… Here is the USGS web page for this earthquake.

Here is a map showing the epicenter with Modified Mercalli Intensity contours.

Here is the moment tensor.

Based upon the PAGER alert, there is low likelihood of a large number of casualties. This was a rather deep earthquake and may contribute to this…

Category(s): Chemeketa Community College, education, geology, HSU, plate tectonics, subduction, tsunami

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