Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.4 - Simeulue, Indonesia, miércoles, 20 feb. 2008

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.4 - Simeulue, Indonesia, miércoles, 20 feb. 2008

Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake at 26 km depth

Fecha & hora: 20 Feb 2008 08:08:30 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.4
Profundidad: 26.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2,768°N / 95,964°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Gunung Telago (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km al NW de Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh) (pop: 15,000)
154 km al S de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
210 km al WNW de Singkil (Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
283 km al W de Kabanjahe (Kabupaten Karo, Sumatera Utara) (pop: 57,200)
295 km al WSW de Binjai (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 228,800)
299 km al SSW de Lhokseumawe (Aceh) (pop: 89,000)
314 km al WSW de Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000)
1568 km al NW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 7.9 x 1015 joules (2206 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 118.7 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.426 kmSimeulue, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.4 terremoto: Simeulue, Indonesia Wed, 20 Feb 08h08

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (43 quakes):
  • 14 feb 2010 22:09 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    44,3 km (27,5 mi) depth
    |
    187 km (116 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 feb 2010 03:19 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    92,5 km (57,5 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 feb 2010 00:48 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30,9 km (19,2 mi) depth
    |
    185 km (115 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10673 km (6632 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10673 km (6632 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 09 feb 2010 18:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    12,7 km (7,9 mi) depth
    |
    205 km (127 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 dic 2009 13:43 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    43,9 km (27,3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 dic 2009 21:29 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Simeulue, Indonesia, miércoles, 09 dic. 2009
  • 15 ago 2009 04:04 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    54,3 km (33,7 mi) depth
    |
    217 km (135 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 jul 2009 18:41 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    39,2 km (24,4 mi) depth
    |
    154 km (96 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10673 km (6632 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 08 may 2009 13:19 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    24,5 km (15,2 mi) depth
    |
    199 km (124 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 mar 2009 10:56 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    26,8 km (16,7 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 feb 2009 05:25 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    35 km (21,7 mi) depth
    |
    187 km (116 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 feb 2009 12:13 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    23 km (14,3 mi) depth
    |
    200 km (124 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 ene 2009 22:14 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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