Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.8 - 4.8 km a ovest da Tinyayo, Provincia de Sihuas, Regione di Ancash, Perù, domenica, 10 novembre 1946

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.8 - 4.8 km a ovest da Tinyayo, Provincia de Sihuas, Regione di Ancash, Perù, domenica, 10 novembre 1946

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 15 km depth

Data & ora: 10 Nov 1946 17:42:56 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.8
Profondità: 15.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 8.41°S / 77.535°W (Provincia de Sihuas, Regione di Ancash, Perù)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km OSO da Tinyayo (pop: 285) --> Vedi sismi vicini
69 km NNO da Yauya (Carlos Fermin Fitzcarrald) (pop: 9,090) --> Vedi sismi vicini
77 km NNE da Caraz (pop: 10,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
90 km SE da Huamachuco (Sanchez Carrión, La Libertad) (pop: 21,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
114 km OSO da Tocache (San Martín) (pop: 29,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
123 km N da Centenario (pop: 47,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
124 km N da Huaraz (pop: 86,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
137 km NE da Chimbote (pop: 317,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
168 km E da Trujillo (La Libertad) (pop: 747,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
408 km N da Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.815 kmcentral PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake 4.8 km west of Tinyayo, Provincia de Sihuas, Ancash, Peru, 10 November 1946 17:42 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 4.8 km west of Tinyayo, Provincia de Sihuas, Ancash, Peru, on Sunday, 10 November 1946 at 17:42 (GMT)
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