Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.2 - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, sábado, 03 ago. 1935

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.2 - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, sábado, 03 ago. 1935

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 25 km depth

Fecha & hora: 3 Aug 1935 01:10:06 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.2
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 4,401°N / 96,403°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Gunung Telago (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km al NE de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
92 km al S de Reuleuet (pop: 40,400)
95 km al SSW de Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800)
120 km al SSE de Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500)
120 km al SW de Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000)
174 km al SE de Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
267 km al WNW de Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
1655 km al NW de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.225 kmnorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.2 terremoto: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Sat, 3 Aug 01h10

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