Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Tonga, sábado, 06 ago. 2005

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Tonga, sábado, 06 ago. 2005

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 205 km depth

Fecha & hora: 6 Aug 2005 09:56:13 UTC
Magnitud: 6
Profundidad: 205.4 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19.614°S / 175.85°W (Tonga)
Volcán mas cercano: Tofua (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
158 km al O de Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
183 km al NNO de Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
183 km al NNO de Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
188 km al NNO de Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
213 km al NNO de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
223 km al OSO de Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
461 km al SSO de Hihifo (pop: 815) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.0205 kmTongaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.0 terremoto: Tonga Sat, 6 Aug 2005 09:56

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 18 Jan 2006 13:45 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    236.8 km (147.1 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Tonga, sábado, 06 ago. 2005
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