Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.4 - South Island of New Zealand, miércoles, 31 may. 1989

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.4 - South Island of New Zealand, miércoles, 31 may. 1989

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.4 at 23 km depth

Fecha & hora: 31 May 1989 05:54:20 UTC
Magnitud: 6.4
Profundidad: 23.2 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 45.383°S / 167.086°E (Nueva Zelanda)
Volcán mas cercano: Hautere (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km al ONO de Manapouri (pop: 248) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al O de Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
127 km al O de Kingston (pop: 2,460) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
130 km al OSO de Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
150 km al NO de Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
271 km al O de Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
346 km al OSO de Timaru (pop: 28,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
403 km al OSO de Ashburton (pop: 30,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
486 km al OSO de Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
771 km al SO de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.423 kmSouth Island of New ZealandUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 24 Jul 1989 11:58 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.4 - South Island of New Zealand, miércoles, 31 may. 1989
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