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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) martes, 21 abr. 1987

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) martes, 21 abr. 1987
Fecha & hora: martes, 21 abril 1987 15:28 UTC
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 14.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 22.74°S / 170.261°E (New Caledonia)
Volcán mas cercano: Matthew Island (118 km / 73 mi)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
Tue, 21 Apr 15:28 UTCM 6.1 / 14.6 kmSoutheast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) Tue, 21 Apr 15h28

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 26 jun 1987 22:27 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) martes, 21 abr. 1987

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