Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Southern Alaska (USA), domingo, 21 oct. 1962

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Southern Alaska (USA), domingo, 21 oct. 1962

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 71 km depth

Fecha & hora: 21 Oct 1962 02:05:24 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.0
Profundidad: 71.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 61,39°N / 149,21°W (Alaska, Estados Unidos)
Volcán mas cercano: Spurr (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km al S de Matanuska
18 km al WSW de Butte (pop: 744)
19 km al SSW de Butte (pop: 3,250)
21 km al ENE de Elmendorf Air Force Base (pop: 24,800)
25 km al SSE de Wasilla (pop: 9,280)
25 km al ESE de Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900)
42 km al ENE de Anchorage (pop: 298,700)
892 km al WNW de Juneau (pop: 32,800)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.071 kmSouthern Alaska (USA)USGS
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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Southern Alaska (USA), domingo, 21 oct. 1962
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