Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km a sud ovest da Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, martedì, 29 giugno 1948

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km a sud ovest da Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, martedì, 29 giugno 1948

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 35 km depth

Data & ora: 29 Jun 1948 10:28:38 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.5
Profondità: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.471°S / 172.719°W (South Pacific Ocean, Samoa)
Vulcano più vicino: Curacoa (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km ENE da Hihifo (Tonga) (pop: 815) --> Vedi sismi vicini
196 km SSO da Vailoa (pop: 769) --> Vedi sismi vicini
197 km SSO da Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> Vedi sismi vicini
203 km SSO da Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
209 km SSO da Apia (pop: 40,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
215 km SO da Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
217 km S da Asau (pop: 6,640) --> Vedi sismi vicini
227 km S da Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> Vedi sismi vicini
249 km OSO da Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa americane) (pop: 11,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
254 km OSO da Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa americane) (pop: 11,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.535 kmSamoa Islands regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, 209 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, 29 June 1948 10:28 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 209 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, on Tuesday, 29 June 1948 at 10:28 (GMT)
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