Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, miércoles, 01 abr. 1998

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, miércoles, 01 abr. 1998

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 56 km depth

Fecha & hora: 1 Apr 1998 05:56:23 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.0
Profundidad: 55.7 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 0,544°S / 99,261°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Talakmau (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km al W de Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
126 km al WSW de Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
130 km al WNW de Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
157 km al WSW de Payakumbuh (West Sumatra) (pop: 121,600)
158 km al W de Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
214 km al S de Padangsidempuan (North Sumatra) (pop: 100,600)
550 km al WSW de Singapore (Oyo State, Singapur) (pop: 3,547,800)
1052 km al NW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 7.056 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.0 terremoto: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Wed, 1 Apr 17h56

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 21 ene 2000 16:17 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 dic 1999 15:17 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    79,7 km (49,5 mi) depth
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 ago 1998 14:54 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    131 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, miércoles, 01 abr. 1998
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