Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), domingo, 15 feb. 1976

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), domingo, 15 feb. 1976

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 54 km depth

Fecha & hora: 15 Feb 1976 09:23:22 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 54.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 28,385°S / 176,791°W (Nueva Zelanda)
Volcán mas cercano: Volcano OP (90 km / 56 mi)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.254 kmKermadec Islands region (New Zealand)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) Sun, 15 Feb 21h23

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 12 jun 1976 03:08 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 may 1976 07:40 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 may 1976 23:24 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 1976 15:22 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 abr 1976 06:32 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    62 km (38,5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), jueves, 29 abr. 1976
  • 25 mar 1976 00:18 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 mar 1976 16:48 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    38 km (23,6 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 feb 1976 22:50 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    64 km (39,8 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), domingo, 15 feb. 1976
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