Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Near the North Coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, viernes, 07 ago. 1931

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Near the North Coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, viernes, 07 ago. 1931

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 35 km depth

Fecha & hora: 7 Aug 1931 02:11:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.0
Profundidad: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 3,417°S / 142,077°E (Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Kairinu (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km al SW de Aitape (Sandaun Province) (pop: 5,550)
119 km al SE de Vanimo (Sandaun Province) (pop: 11,200)
121 km al NW de Ambunti (East Sepik Province) (pop: 2,070)
173 km al W de Wewak (East Sepik Province) (pop: 18,200)
180 km al ESE de Jayapura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 134,900)
185 km al ESE de Abepura (Kota Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 62,200)
292 km al NNW de Tari (Hela Province) (pop: 8,190)
656 km al WNW de Lae (Morobe Province) (pop: 76,300)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 7.035 kmnear the north coast of New Guinea, Papua New GuineaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.0 terremoto: Near the North Coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Fri, 7 Aug 02h11

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