Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines), sábado, 02 dic. 1972

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines), sábado, 02 dic. 1972

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 at 60 km depth

Fecha & hora: 2 Dec 1972 03:56:58 UTC
Magnitud: 6
Profundidad: 60.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.148°N / 127.492°E (Filipinas)
Volcán mas cercano: Leonard Range (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km al E de Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
167 km al ESE de Mati (pop: 105,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
232 km al ESE de Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
236 km al SE de Taúm (pop: 233,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
238 km al ESE de Panabo (pop: 84,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
244 km al E de Alabel (pop: 43,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
245 km al ESE de Digos (pop: 116,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
257 km al E de General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
295 km al E de Marbel (pop: 125,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
1179 km al SE de Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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M 6.060 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 16 Apr 1973 10:30 UTC
    | M 0.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 1973 02:01 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    81 km (50.3 mi) depth
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Mar 1973 10:06 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines), viernes, 09 mar. 1973
  • 02 Feb 1973 01:25 UTC
    | M 0.0 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jan 1973 20:54 UTC
    | M 0.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jan 1973 10:07 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    90 km (55.9 mi) depth
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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