Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.4 - 10.4 km a sud da Carletonville, West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng, Sudafrica, martedì, 07 luglio 2020 -

Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.4 - 10.4 km a sud da Carletonville, West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng, Sudafrica, martedì, 07 luglio 2020

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

7 Jul 21:30 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 11 ore.
Data & ora: 7 Jul 2020 10:44:14 UTC -
Magnitudine: 4.4
Profondità: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 26.4547°S / 27.3937°E (West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng, Sudafrica)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km S da Carletonville (pop: 182,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
11 km ONO da Fochville (North-West) (pop: 62,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
30 km OSO da Westonaria (pop: 156,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
41 km NE da Potchefstroom (North-West) (pop: 123,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
43 km SO da Randfontein (pop: 133,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km OSO da Soweto (pop: 1,695,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
53 km ONO da Vanderbijlpark (pop: 246,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
56 km SO da Krugersdorp (pop: 378,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km SO da Roodepoort (pop: 225,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
71 km OSO da Johannesburg (pop: 2,026,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 4.45 km10 km S of Carletonville, South AfricaUSGS

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Heidelberg / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak disturbance. Only 15 seconds long.
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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 10.4 km south of Carletonville, West Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 10:44 (GMT)
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