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Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.8 - 72 km SE of Wallis Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 29 sep. 1946 03:02

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.8 - 72 km SE of Wallis Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 29 sep. 1946 03:02 Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.8 - 72 km SE of Wallis Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, domingo, 29 sep. 1946 03:02

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.8 a 50 km de profundidad

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora29 Sep 1946 03:02:06 UTC
Hora local en el epicentro
Prof.50.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud5.158°S / 153.379°E (Solomon Sea, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Antipode5.158°N / 26.621°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor muy fuerte cerca del epicentro
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Volcán mas cercanoAmbitle (124 km / 77 mi)
Lugares cercanos153 km al SE de Kokopo (pop: 26,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
172 km al SE de Rabaul (pop: 8,070) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
266 km al ONO de Panguna (pop: 2,920) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
270 km al ONO de Arawa (pop: 40,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
311 km al NO de Buin (pop: 750) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
362 km al E de Kimbe (Talasea District) (pop: 18,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
406 km al SE de Kavieng (pop: 14,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
504 km al NO de Gizo (New Georgia Group, Islas Salomón) (pop: 6,150) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
838 km al NE de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Energía sísmica estimada liberada3.2 x 1016 joules (8784 GWh, equivalente a 7.6 x 106 toneladas de TNT o 472.4 bombas atomicas!) | about seismic energy
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7.850 kmNew Ireland region, Papua New GuineaUSGS

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