Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - South Pacific Ocean, 433 km NNE of Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, domingo, 27 nov. 1949

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - South Pacific Ocean, 433 km NNE of Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, domingo, 27 nov. 1949

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth

Fecha & hora: 27 Nov 1949 08:42:18 UTC
Magnitud: 6.6
Profundidad: 15.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.703°S / 173.266°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Tonga)
Volcán mas cercano: Toku (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km al NE de Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
261 km al NNE de Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
384 km al ONO de Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
426 km al NNE de Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
433 km al NNE de Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
433 km al NNE de Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
441 km al NNE de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
459 km al SSO de Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
463 km al SO de Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
469 km al SO 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: 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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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.615 kmTongaUSGS
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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - South Pacific Ocean, 433 km NNE of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, domingo, 27 nov. 1949
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