Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 299 km SSW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, lunes, 24 jul. 1933

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 299 km SSW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, lunes, 24 jul. 1933

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 25 km depth

Fecha & hora: 24 Jul 1933 18:55:37 UTC
Magnitud: 6.5
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.346°S / 172.75°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Samoa)
Volcán mas cercano: Tafahi (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km al ESE de Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
288 km al NNE de Neiafu (Tonga) (pop: 4,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
290 km al SSO de Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
295 km al SSO de Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
299 km al SSO de Apia (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
301 km al SSO de Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
312 km al SO de Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
315 km al S de Asau (pop: 6,640) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
318 km al SO de Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
324 km al S de Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.525 kmSamoa Islands regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.5 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Sur, 299 km al sur de Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa Mon, 24 Jul 1933 18:55

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 299 km SSW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, lunes, 24 jul. 1933
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