Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Samoa Islands Region, miércoles, 01 jun. 1983

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Samoa Islands Region, miércoles, 01 jun. 1983

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Fecha & hora: 1 Jun 1983 10:58:44 UTC
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.694°S / 172.812°W (Samoa)
Volcán mas cercano: Curacoa (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
222 km al SSO de Vailoa (pop: 769) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
223 km al SSO de Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
229 km al SSO de Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
236 km al SSO de Apia (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
241 km al SSO de Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
243 km al S de Asau (pop: 6,640) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
253 km al S de Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
276 km al SO de Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
451 km al SE de Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis y Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
484 km al NO de Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.133 kmSamoa Islands regionUSGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 23 Oct 1983 13:07 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Oct 1983 23:03 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jun 1983 03:29 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jun 1983 23:02 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jun 1983 16:26 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jun 1983 13:23 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jun 1983 11:54 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Samoa Islands Region, miércoles, 01 jun. 1983
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