Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Near the South Coast of Papua, Indonesia, miércoles, 02 ene. 1963

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Near the South Coast of Papua, Indonesia, miércoles, 02 ene. 1963

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 25 km depth

Fecha & hora: 2 Jan 1963 02:56:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.0
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 4,295°S / 135,14°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km al SSW de Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900)
303 km al ENE de Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
400 km al SSE de Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200)
574 km al SE de Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
638 km al WSW de Abepura (Papua) (pop: 62,200)
650 km al WSW de Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900)
698 km al E de Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
3141 km al E de Yakarta (Jakarta) (pop: 8,540,100)
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!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.025 kmnear the south coast of Papua, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.0 terremoto: Near the South Coast of Papua, Indonesia Wed, 2 Jan 14h56

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Near the South Coast of Papua, Indonesia, miércoles, 02 ene. 1963
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