Mayor terremoto magnitud 8.6 - Indian Ocean, 437 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 abr. 2012

Mayor terremoto magnitud 8.6 - Indian Ocean, 437 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, miércoles, 11 abr. 2012

Great magnitude 8.6 earthquake at 20 km depth

Fecha & hora: 11 Apr 2012 08:38:36 UTC
Magnitud: 8.6
Profundidad: 20.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2.327°N / 93.063°E (Océano Índico, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
369 km al O de Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
396 km al OSO de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
437 km al SO de Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
468 km al SO de Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
469 km al SSO de Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
481 km al SO de Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
515 km al SO de Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
1802 km al ONO de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
269 km al OSO de Pulau Salaut-besar Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
353 km al O de Pulau Tapah Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1017 joules (1.4 x 105 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 108 tons of TNT or 7486.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 8.620 kmoff the west coast of northern Sumatra (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 8.6 terremoto: Océano Índico, 437 km al suroeste de Banda Aceh, Indonesia Wed, 11 Apr 2012 08:38

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1475 quakes):
  • 10 Apr 2015 03:28 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    29.7 km (18.5 mi) depth
    |
    474 km (295 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2015 12:45 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    112 km (69.6 mi) depth
    |
    913 km (567 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Apr 2015 06:04 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    380 km (236 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 01 Apr 2015 16:21 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    855 km (531 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Mar 2015 20:25 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    435 km (270 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Mar 2015 18:51 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    |
    850 km (528 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Mar 2015 03:39 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    412 km (256 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Mar 2015 03:20 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    599 km (372 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Mar 2015 22:32 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    870 km (541 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Mar 2015 18:12 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    380 km (236 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Mar 2015 14:54 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    569 km (353 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Mar 2015 00:54 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    650 km (404 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Mar 2015 09:12 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    467 km (290 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Mar 2015 00:07 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    491 km (305 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Mar 2015 10:37 UTC
    | M 6.2 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    717 km (445 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Indian Ocean, 71 km SSE of Pulau Tanahmasa Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia, martes, 03 mar. 2015
  • 02 Mar 2015 23:48 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    440 km (273 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
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