Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.2 - Offshore Northern California (USA), sábado, 08 nov. 1980

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.2 - Offshore Northern California (USA), sábado, 08 nov. 1980

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 19 km depth

Fecha & hora: 8 Nov 1980 10:27:34 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.2
Profundidad: 19.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 41,117°N / 124,253°W (California, Estados Unidos)
Volcán mas cercano: Mount Shasta (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km al NW de McKinleyville (Humboldt County) (pop: 15,200)
36 km al NNW de Eureka (Humboldt County) (pop: 27,000)
58 km al N de Fortuna (Humboldt County) (pop: 12,000)
71 km al S de Crescent City (Del Norte County) (pop: 6,770)
72 km al N de Scotia (Humboldt County) (pop: 850)
167 km al WNW de Redding (pop: 91,600)
404 km al NNW de San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
467 km al NNW de San José (pop: 1,026,900)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.219 kmoffshore Northern California (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.2 terremoto: Offshore Northern California (USA) Sat, 8 Nov 10h27

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (136 quakes):
  • 06 feb 1982 12:02 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    5,2 km (3,2 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 may 1981 06:03 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    25,8 km (16 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 may 1981 01:06 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    8,5 km (5,3 mi) depth
    |
    122 km (76 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 abr 1981 11:43 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    4,9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 abr 1981 23:44 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    27,3 km (17 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 abr 1981 07:23 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    25,2 km (15,7 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 abr 1981 13:17 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    18,2 km (11,3 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (59 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12801 km (7954 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 17 abr 1981 01:31 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    4,6 km (2,9 mi) depth
    |
    149 km (92 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12801 km (7954 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 16 abr 1981 01:32 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    3,3 km (2,1 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 abr 1981 22:16 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    23,4 km (14,5 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 abr 1981 00:59 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    4,7 km (2,9 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12801 km (7954 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 03 abr 1981 00:19 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    21,8 km (13,5 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12801 km (7954 mi) distance
    | | Details
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