Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km SSW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, martes, 29 jun. 1948

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km SSW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, martes, 29 jun. 1948

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 35 km depth

Fecha & hora: 29 Jun 1948 10:28:38 UTC
Magnitud: 6.5
Profundidad: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.471°S / 172.719°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Samoa)
Volcán mas cercano: Curacoa (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km al ENE de Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
196 km al SSO de Vailoa (pop: 769) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
197 km al SSO de Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
203 km al SSO de Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
209 km al SSO de Apia (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
215 km al SO de Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
217 km al S de Asau (pop: 6,640) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
227 km al S de Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
249 km al OSO de Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
254 km al OSO de Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡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 6.535 kmSamoa Islands regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.5 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Sur, 209 km al suroeste de Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa Tue, 29 Jun 1948 10:28

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km SSW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, martes, 29 jun. 1948
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