Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Sulawesi, Indonesia, jueves, 15 ago. 2002

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Sulawesi, Indonesia, jueves, 15 ago. 2002

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

Fecha & hora: 15 Aug 2002 05:30:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1,196°S / 121,333°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Una Una (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km al ENE de Poso (Mandeville Proper, Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100)
164 km al W de Luwuk (Kabupaten Banggai, Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,800)
166 km al E de Palu (Provincia de Valparaiso, Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400)
236 km al NNE de Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300)
254 km al NE de Rantepao (Villupuram, South Sulawesi) (pop: 40,400)
272 km al SW de Gorontalo (Meizhou Shi) (pop: 144,200)
488 km al NNE de Makassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700)
1702 km al ENE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.210 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: Sulawesi, Indonesia Thu, 15 Aug 05h30

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 15 ago 2002 06:03 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Sulawesi, Indonesia, jueves, 15 ago. 2002
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