Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - North Pacific Ocean, 126 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, miércoles, 15 abr. 1959

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - North Pacific Ocean, 126 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, miércoles, 15 abr. 1959

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 40 km depth

Fecha & hora: 15 Apr 1959 00:15:27 UTC
Magnitud: 5.9
Profundidad: 40.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 41.334°N / 143.08°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: E-san (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km al SSE de Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
156 km al E de Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
159 km al ENE de Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
162 km al NE de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
176 km al S de Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
189 km al SE de Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al ESE de Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
205 km al ENE de Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
240 km al SE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
693 km al NNE de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.940 kmHokkaido, Japan regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.9 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 126 km al sureste de Shizunai-furukawachō, Japón Wed, 15 Apr 1959 00:15

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - North Pacific Ocean, 126 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, miércoles, 15 abr. 1959
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