Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 226 km a sud ovest da Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, martedì, 10 aprile 1951

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 226 km a sud ovest da Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, martedì, 10 aprile 1951

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 15 km depth

Data & ora: 10 Apr 1951 10:55:42 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.2
Profondità: 15.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.398°S / 173.111°W (South Pacific Ocean, Samoa)
Vulcano più vicino: Curacoa (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
202 km SSO da Vailoa (pop: 769) --> Vedi sismi vicini
209 km SSO da Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> Vedi sismi vicini
215 km SSO da Asau (pop: 6,640) --> Vedi sismi vicini
217 km SO da Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
226 km SO da Apia (pop: 40,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
230 km SSO da Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> Vedi sismi vicini
235 km SO da Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
287 km OSO da Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa americane) (pop: 11,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
405 km SE da Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis e Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
530 km NO da Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.215 kmTonga (Samoa)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 226 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, 10 April 1951 10:55 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 226 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, on Tuesday, 10 April 1951 at 10:55 (GMT)
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