Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.6 - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia), viernes, 21 nov. 1969

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.6 - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia), viernes, 21 nov. 1969

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 25 km depth

Fecha & hora: 21 Nov 1969 02:05:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.6
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2,005°N / 94,489°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
217 km al WSW de Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000)
299 km al SW de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
368 km al W de Singkil (pop: 46,800)
404 km al SSW de Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
460 km al SW de Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000)
478 km al WSW de Binjai (pop: 228,800)
496 km al WSW de Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
1649 km al WNW de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 7.625 kmoff the west coast of northern Sumatra (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.6 terremoto: Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) Fri, 21 Nov 02h05

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 feb 1971 22:14 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    30 km (18,6 mi) depth
    208 km (129 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.6 - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia), viernes, 21 nov. 1969
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