Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.4 - Bismarck Sea, 27 km ESE of Aitape, Sandaun, Papua New Guinea, Thursday, 22 Mar. 1962

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.4 - Bismarck Sea, 27 km ESE of Aitape, Sandaun, Papua New Guinea, Thursday, 22 Mar. 1962

Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.4 at 35 km depth

Fecha & hora: 22 Mar 1962 15:13:09 UTC
Magnitud: 6.4
Profundidad: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 3.225°S / 142.572°E (Mar de Bismarck, Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Volcán mas cercano: Kairinu (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km al ESE de Aitape (pop: 5,550) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
114 km al NNO de Ambunti (pop: 2,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
123 km al ONO de Wewak (pop: 18,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
153 km al ESE de Vanimo (pop: 11,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
220 km al ESE de Jayapura (Indonesia) (pop: 134,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
227 km al ESE de Abepura (Indonesia) (pop: 62,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
346 km al NNO de Mt Hagen (Dei District) (pop: 33,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
347 km al NNO de Mendi (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
420 km al ONO de Madang (pop: 27,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
860 km al NO de Port Moresby (pop: 283,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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