Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 215 km SW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Wednesday, 24 Feb. 2021 -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 215 km SW of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Wednesday, 24 Feb. 2021

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 at 10 km depth

24 Feb 19:40 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 20 minutos.
24 Feb 19:54: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.3 km (3.3 mi) al N.
1 Mar 20:32: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.5 km (4.7 mi) al E.
Fecha & hora: 24 Feb 2021 19:19:49 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 08:19 (GMT +13)
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.1136°S / 173.2567°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Samoa)
Volcán mas cercano: West Mata (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km al SSO de Vailoa (pop: 769) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
189 km al SSO de Asau (pop: 6,640) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
194 km al SO de Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
207 km al SSO de Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
210 km al SO de Afega (Malie) (pop: 1,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
215 km al SO de Apia (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
226 km al SO de Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
286 km al OSO de Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
290 km al OSO de Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa Americana) (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
375 km al ESE de Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis y Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.1°C (82 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from WNW
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.010 km109 Km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga, SamoaUSGS
5.010 kmTONGA, SamoaEMSC
4.794 kmSamoa IslandsGeoAu
4.910 kmTonga Islands, SamoaGFZ

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