Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 may. 1994

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 may. 1994

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 28 km depth

Fecha & hora: 11 May 1994 09:14:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 28.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2,056°S / 99,669°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Talang (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km al WSW de Laratakpanas (West Sumatra)
145 km al SSW de Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
168 km al SSW de Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
178 km al SW de Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
191 km al W de Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
209 km al SSW de Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
596 km al SW de Singapur (Oyo State, Singapur) (pop: 3,547,800)
921 km al WNW de Yakarta (Jakarta) (pop: 8,540,100)
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!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.128 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia Wed, 11 May 21h14

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 11 jun 1994 17:08 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    41,8 km (26 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 jun 1994 03:04 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 may 1994 10:26 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    24,3 km (15,1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 may 1994 14:33 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    24,5 km (15,2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 may 1994 09:46 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 may 1994 18:36 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 may. 1994
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