Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 may. 1994

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 may. 1994

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 21 km depth

Fecha & hora: 11 May 1994 08:18:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.5
Profundidad: 20.5 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2,008°S / 99,77°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Talang (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km al WSW de Laratakpanas (West Sumatra)
134 km al SSW de Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
159 km al SSW de Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
167 km al SW de Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
180 km al W de Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
200 km al SSW de Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
583 km al SW de Singapur (Oyo State, Singapur) (pop: 3,547,800)
914 km al WNW de Yakarta (Jakarta) (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.521 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.5 terremoto: Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia Wed, 11 May 08h18

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 11 jun 1994 17:08 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    41,8 km (26 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 jun 1994 03:04 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 may 1994 10:26 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    24,3 km (15,1 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 may 1994 14:33 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    24,5 km (15,2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 may 1994 09:46 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 may 1994 18:36 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 may 1994 21:14 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    28 km (17,4 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 may. 1994

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 may. 1994
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