Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Samoa Islands Region, sábado, 11 jun. 1988

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Samoa Islands Region, sábado, 11 jun. 1988

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 36 km depth

Fecha & hora: 11 Jun 1988 12:17:27 UTC
Magnitud: 6.3
Profundidad: 35.7 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14.994°S / 173.469°W (Samoa)
Volcán mas cercano: West Mata (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km al NNE de Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
186 km al SO de Vailoa (pop: 769) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
187 km al SSO de Asau (pop: 6,640) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al SO de Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
207 km al SSO de Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
211 km al SO de Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
224 km al SO de Apia (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
237 km al OSO de Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
305 km al OSO de Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
308 km al OSO de Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.336 kmSamoa Islands regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.3 terremoto: Samoa Islands Region Sat, 11 Jun 1988 12:17

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 05 Dec 1988 16:05 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    40.1 km (24.9 mi) depth
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.4 - Tonga (Samoa), lunes, 05 dic. 1988
  • 06 Nov 1988 18:44 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Aug 1988 07:33 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    77.8 km (48.3 mi) depth
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Aug 1988 19:52 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jul 1988 00:49 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Samoa Islands Region, sábado, 11 jun. 1988
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