Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - North of Macquarie Island (Australia) on Wednesday, 7 July 1982 at 10:43 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.225°S / 160.513°E (Australie)
Nearby towns and cities:
1993 km SSE de Canberra (pop: 367,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 7.0||10 km||north of Macquarie Island (Australia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake North of Macquarie Island (Australia) 7 July 1982 10:43 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 23 May 1984 05:16 UTC| M 6.1 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|90 km (56 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North of Macquarie Island (Australia) on Wednesday, 23 May 1984 at 05:16 (GMT)
- 22 Jul 1982 17:45 UTC| M 5.2 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|49 km (30 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 07 Jul 1982 12:16 UTC| M 5.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details