Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.3 - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, mercoledì, 08 maggio 1946

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.3 - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, mercoledì, 08 maggio 1946

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 35 km depth

Data & ora: 8 May 1946 05:20:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 7.3
Profondità: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0.746°S / 99.096°E (Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Maninjau (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km W da Pariaman (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 92,200)
142 km W da Padang (pop: 840,400)
150 km WSW da Bukittinggi (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 98,700)
174 km W da Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
181 km WSW da Payakumbuh (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 121,600)
237 km S da Padangsidempuan (Kota Padang Sidempuan, Sumatera Utara) (pop: 100,600)
575 km WSW da Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
1053 km NW da Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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M 7.335 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Major magnitude. 7.3 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 8 May 1946 at 05:20 (GMT)
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