Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), sábado, 16 may. 2009

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), sábado, 16 may. 2009

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 43 km depth

Fecha & hora: 16 May 2009 12:53:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.5
Profundidad: 43.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 31,553°S / 178,833°W (Nueva Zelanda)
Volcán mas cercano: Volcano W (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
721 km al NNE de Horoera (Gisborne)
722 km al NNE de Hicks Bay (Gisborne)
728 km al NNE de Cape Runaway (Bay of Plenty)
734 km al NNE de Whakaangiangi (Gisborne)
734 km al NNE de Rangitukia (Gisborne)
738 km al NNE de Waihau Bay (Bay of Plenty)
750 km al NNE de Ruatoria (Gisborne) (pop: 897)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 6.543 kmKermadec Islands region (New Zealand)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.5 terremoto: Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) Sat, 16 May 00h53

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 10 ago 2009 14:23 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    137,2 km (85,3 mi) depth
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 jun 2009 04:14 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    35,2 km (21,9 mi) depth
    104 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 may 2009 03:21 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 may 2009 01:05 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    50,2 km (31,2 mi) depth
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), sábado, 16 may. 2009
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