Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.9 - Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia, jueves, 04 jul. 1991

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.9 - Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia, jueves, 04 jul. 1991

Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 29 km depth

Fecha & hora: 4 Jul 1991 11:43:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.9
Profundidad: 28.8 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 8,099°S / 124,681°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Sirung (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km al NW de Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300)
91 km al NW de Liquica (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000)
111 km al WNW de Dili (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
114 km al NNW de Atambua (Kabupaten Belu, Nusa Tenggara Timur) (pop: 35,800)
152 km al N de Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara, Nusa Tenggara Timur) (pop: 29,500)
259 km al NNE de Kupang (Nusa Tenggara Timur) (pop: 282,400)
666 km al ESE de Makassar (Sulawesi Selatan) (pop: 1,321,700)
1979 km al E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.929 kmKepulauan Alor, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.9 terremoto: Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia Thu, 4 Jul 11h43

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 28 dic 1991 05:35 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    36,4 km (22,6 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 dic 1991 12:10 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    36,3 km (22,6 mi) depth
    |
    158 km (98 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 nov 1991 13:52 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    59,6 km (37 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 sep 1991 05:33 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    556,3 km (345,7 mi) depth
    |
    149 km (92 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 sep 1991 04:14 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    604,4 km (375,6 mi) depth
    |
    140 km (87 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 jul 1991 15:49 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    50,1 km (31,1 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 jul 1991 17:07 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    29,6 km (18,4 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 jul 1991 13:56 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    19,3 km (12 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 jul 1991 12:30 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    67,9 km (42,2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.9 - Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia, jueves, 04 jul. 1991
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