Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Tonga, miércoles, 26 ene. 2000

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Tonga, miércoles, 26 ene. 2000

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

Fecha & hora: 26 Jan 2000 13:26:50 UTC
Magnitud: 6.3
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.272°S / 174.002°W (Tonga)
Volcán mas cercano: Fonualei (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km al S de Hihifo (pop: 815) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
153 km al N de Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
285 km al N de Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
444 km al NNE de Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
448 km al NNE de Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
448 km al NNE de Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
451 km al SSO de Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
475 km al ONO de Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
485 km al SO de Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
501 km al SSE de Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis y Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.333 kmTongaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 23 Jul 2000 21:43 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2000 12:58 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 May 2000 10:05 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 May 2000 00:02 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    119.3 km (74.1 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Apr 2000 16:10 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2000 02:20 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2000 18:51 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Tonga, miércoles, 26 ene. 2000
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