Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.3 - Halmahera Sea, 53 km SSW of Nusa Pigaraja Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, lunes, 18 oct. 1965

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.3 - Halmahera Sea, 53 km SSW of Nusa Pigaraja Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, lunes, 18 oct. 1965

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.3 at 25 km depth

Fecha & hora: 18 Oct 1965 21:50:07 UTC
Magnitud: 6.3
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.28°S / 127.725°E (Halmahera Sea, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Bibinoi (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
225 km al S de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
233 km al S de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
265 km al NNO de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
273 km al N de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
336 km al S de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
396 km al O de Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
415 km al SE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
425 km al SE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
435 km al SE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
444 km al SE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.325 kmKepulauan Obi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 28 Oct 1965 08:58 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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