Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Fiji Region, jueves, 10 mar. 1988

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Fiji Region, jueves, 10 mar. 1988

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 623 km depth

Fecha & hora: 10 Mar 1988 10:25:05 UTC
Magnitud: 6.6
Profundidad: 623.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 20.917°S / 178.645°W (Fiyi)
Volcán mas cercano: Kabara (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
358 km al O de Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
358 km al O de Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
372 km al O de Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
386 km al O de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
434 km al SE de Suva (pop: 77,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
464 km al OSO de Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.6623 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.6 terremoto: Fiji Region Thu, 10 Mar 1988 10:25

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 22 Jul 1988 19:42 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    572.7 km (355.9 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 1988 07:02 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    571.9 km (355.4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jun 1988 01:41 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    439.3 km (273 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Mar 1988 23:24 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    626.8 km (389.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Fiji Region, jueves, 10 mar. 1988
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 01 Jan 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    hace 102 años
    |
    188km / 117mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 21 May 1962 21:15
    | 7.5 |
    390km / 242mi
    |
    hace 59 años
    |
    154km / 96mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 28 Sep 1957 14:20
    | 7.4 |
    587km / 364mi
    |
    hace 63 años
    |
    52km / 32mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 25 May 1944 01:06
    | 7.3 |
    633km / 393mi
    |
    hace 77 años
    |
    110km / 69mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 16 Apr 1937 03:01
    | 7.3 |
    330km / 205mi
    |
    hace 84 años
    |
    143km / 89mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 30 Oct 1986 01:28
    | 7.2 |
    188km / 117mi
    |
    hace 34 años
    |
    228km / 141mi
    | Fiji Region (Tonga)
  • 09 Oct 1967 17:21
    | 7.2 |
    637km / 396mi
    |
    hace 53 años
    |
    63km / 39mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 16 Jun 1986 10:48
    | 7.1 |
    547km / 340mi
    |
    hace 35 años
    |
    128km / 79mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands
  • 27 Jan 1948 11:58
    | 7.1 |
    595km / 370mi
    |
    hace 73 años
    |
    78km / 48mi
    | Fiji Region
  • 04 May 1924 16:51
    | 7.1 |
    535km / 332mi
    |
    hace 97 años
    |
    38km / 24mi
    | Fiji Region
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