Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.6 - Tasman Sea, 61 km NW of Bauza Island, New Zealand, viernes, 16 dic. 1938

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.6 - Tasman Sea, 61 km NW of Bauza Island, New Zealand, viernes, 16 dic. 1938

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.6 at 15 km depth

Fecha & hora: 16 Dec 1938 23:14:52 UTC
Magnitud: 6.6
Profundidad: 15.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 44.948°S / 166.285°E (Mar de Tasmania, Nueva Zelanda)
Volcán mas cercano: Hautere (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km al ONO de Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
187 km al O de Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
228 km al NO de Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
228 km al O de Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
230 km al O de Cromwell (pop: 5,160) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
244 km al ONO de Gore (pop: 12,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
345 km al ONO de Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
398 km al O de Timaru (pop: 28,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
448 km al OSO de Ashburton (pop: 30,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
800 km al SO de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.615 kmoff the west coast of the South Island of New ZealandUSGS
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Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.6 - Tasman Sea, 61 km NW of Bauza Island, New Zealand, viernes, 16 dic. 1938
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