Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 438 km NNE of Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, sábado, 04 sep. 2010

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 438 km NNE of Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, sábado, 04 sep. 2010

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 69 km depth

Fecha & hora: 4 Sep 2010 08:52:04 UTC
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 69.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.368°S / 173.999°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Tonga)
Volcán mas cercano: Fonualei (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km al N de Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
159 km al S de Hihifo (pop: 815) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
275 km al N de Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
434 km al NNE de Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
438 km al NNE de Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
438 km al NNE de Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
452 km al NNE de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
460 km al SSO de Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
487 km al SO de Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
492 km al SO de Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.169 kmTongaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Sur, 438 km al norte de Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Sat, 4 Sep 2010 08:52

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 28 Feb 2011 02:03 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    13.1 km (8.1 mi) depth
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jan 2011 18:53 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    118.5 km (73.6 mi) depth
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jan 2011 07:24 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    100.7 km (62.6 mi) depth
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Dec 2010 13:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    18.9 km (11.7 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Sep 2010 18:17 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 438 km NNE of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, sábado, 04 sep. 2010
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