Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines), miércoles, 13 may. 1981

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines), miércoles, 13 may. 1981

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 145 km depth

Fecha & hora: 13 May 1981 01:39:54 UTC
Magnitud: 6
Profundidad: 145.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 5.829°N / 127.008°E (Filipinas)
Volcán mas cercano: Balut (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km al ESE de Pondaguitan (pop: 2,140) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
153 km al SE de Mati (pop: 105,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
162 km al SE de Lupon (Davao Oriental) (pop: 27,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
168 km al ESE de Malita (pop: 41,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
206 km al E de General Santos (pop: 679,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
207 km al SE de Davao City (pop: 1,212,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
209 km al ESE de Digos (pop: 116,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
224 km al SE de Taúm (pop: 233,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
322 km al ESE de Budta (pop: 1,273,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
1178 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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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.0145 kmPhilippine Islands region (Philippines)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.0 terremoto: Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) Wed, 13 May 1981 01:39

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 01 Jun 1981 08:02 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    114.2 km (71 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14102 km (8762 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 14 May 1981 06:12 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    151.9 km (94.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines), miércoles, 13 may. 1981
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