Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.2 - Guatemala, lunedì, 23 ottobre 1950

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.2 - Guatemala, lunedì, 23 ottobre 1950

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 65 km depth

Data & ora: 23 Oct 1950 04:13:28 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 7.2
Profondità: 65.3 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 14.31°N / 91.917°W (Guatemala)
Vulcano più vicino: Santiaguito (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km SW da Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
44 km S da Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700)
48 km SSW da Colomba (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 19,100)
51 km WSW da Mazatenango (Suchitepeque) (pop: 44,100)
53 km SW da El Palmar (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 15,200)
72 km SW da Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
156 km WSW da Città del Guatemala (pop: 994,900)
301 km SSE da Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas, Messico) (pop: 537,100)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 7.265 kmGuatemalaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake Guatemala 23 October 16:13 UTC

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Major magnitude. 7.2 earthquake - Guatemala on Monday, 23 October 1950 at 16:13 (GMT)
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