Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Tonga, domingo, 30 nov. 1980

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Tonga, domingo, 30 nov. 1980

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 202 km depth

Fecha & hora: 30 Nov 1980 12:24:39 UTC
Magnitud: 6
Profundidad: 202.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19.426°S / 175.85°W (Tonga)
Volcán mas cercano: Tofua (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
163 km al ONO de Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
202 km al NNO de Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
202 km al NNO de Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
207 km al NNO de Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
214 km al OSO de Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
232 km al NNO de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
443 km al SSO de Hihifo (pop: 815) --> ¡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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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.0202 kmTongaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.0 terremoto: Tonga Sun, 30 Nov 1980 12:24

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 28 Feb 1981 11:22 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    245.3 km (152.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17813 km (11069 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 20 Feb 1981 14:33 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    241.2 km (149.9 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Dec 1980 07:33 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    254 km (157.8 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Tonga, domingo, 30 nov. 1980
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