Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.8 - Coral Sea, 557 km NNW of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, jueves, 08 oct. 2009

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.8 - Coral Sea, 557 km NNW of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, jueves, 08 oct. 2009

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.8 at 35 km depth

Fecha & hora: 8 Oct 2009 08:28:47 UTC
Magnitud: 6.8
Profundidad: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13.298°S / 165.91°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Volcán mas cercano: Ureparapara (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
189 km al ONO de Sola (pop: 1,170) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
231 km al NO de Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
282 km al NNO de Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
286 km al S de Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Islas Salomón) (pop: 553) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
347 km al NNO de Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
537 km al SE de Kirakira (Nakumwe, Islas Salomón) (pop: 1,120) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
557 km al NNO de Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.835 kmVanuatuUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (64 quakes):
  • 02 Apr 2010 06:50 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    60.5 km (37.6 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Mar 2010 09:44 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Mar 2010 21:45 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    146 km (91 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Mar 2010 12:10 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    96.3 km (59.8 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Mar 2010 14:02 UTC
    | M 6.5 |
    176 km (109.4 mi) depth
    |
    146 km (91 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Coral Sea, 10.1 km WSW of Ureparapara Island, Torba, Vanuatu, jueves, 04 mar. 2010
  • 04 Mar 2010 09:36 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    77.1 km (47.9 mi) depth
    |
    149 km (92 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Feb 2010 13:35 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jan 2010 18:27 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    192.4 km (119.6 mi) depth
    |
    140 km (87 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Jan 2010 03:42 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    47.4 km (29.5 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jan 2010 16:09 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jan 2010 16:32 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    136 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jan 2010 15:13 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Dec 2009 10:07 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    47.7 km (29.6 mi) depth
    |
    124 km (77 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Dec 2009 03:36 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2009 22:36 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (70 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Nov 2009 18:36 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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