Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Fiji Region, martes, 22 oct. 2002

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Fiji Region, martes, 22 oct. 2002

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 549 km depth

Fecha & hora: 22 Oct 2002 11:39:04 UTC
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 549.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 20.633°S / 178.391°W (Fiyi)
Volcán mas cercano: Kabara (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
336 km al O de Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
336 km al O de Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
350 km al O de Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
366 km al O de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
431 km al OSO de Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
433 km al SE de Suva (pop: 77,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.2549 kmFiji regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: Fiji Region Tue, 22 Oct 2002 11:39

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 21 Jan 2003 21:57 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    530.1 km (329.4 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jan 2003 18:43 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    600 km (372.8 mi) depth
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Fiji Region, martes, 22 oct. 2002
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