Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - South of the Kermadec Islands, domingo, 20 may. 1990

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - South of the Kermadec Islands, domingo, 20 may. 1990

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 346 km depth

Fecha & hora: 20 May 1990 09:53:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 345.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 32,5°S / 179,624°E (international territory)
Volcán mas cercano: Haungaroa (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
586 km al NE de Ngunguru (Whangarei, Northland, Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 1,360)
606 km al NE de Whangarei (Northland, Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 50,900)
657 km al NE de Auckland (Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 417,900)
657 km al NNE de Tauranga (Bay of Plenty, Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 110,300)
661 km al NE de Manukau (Auckland, Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 362,000)
675 km al NE de Pukekohe East (Waikato, Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 21,400)
698 km al NNE de Rotorua (Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 65,900)
708 km al NE de Hamilton (Waikato, Nueva Zelanda) (pop: 152,600)
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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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.1346 kmsouth of the Kermadec IslandsUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: South of the Kermadec Islands Sun, 20 May 09h53

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 24 jul 1990 16:21 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    412,2 km (256,1 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - South of the Kermadec Islands, domingo, 20 may. 1990
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