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Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.6 - Fiji Region (Wallis & Futuna) mercoledí, 23 maggio 1956

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.6 - Fiji Region (Wallis & Futuna) mercoledí, 23 maggio 1956
Data & ora: Wednesday, 23 May 1956 20:48 UTC
Magnitudine: 7.6
Profondità: 419.1 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.434°S / 178.803°W (Wallis & Futuna)
Vulcano più vicino: Taveuni (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
145 km SW da Leava (pop: 500)
145 km SW da Alo (pop: 200)
146 km SW da Kolia (pop: 400)
148 km SW da Vele (pop: 300)
149 km SW da Tavai (pop: 200)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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Wed, 23 May 20:48 UTCM 7.6 / 419.1 kmFiji Region (Wallis & Futuna)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.6 quake: Fiji Region (Wallis & Futuna), 23 May 1956 20:48

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Major mag. 7.6 earthquake - Fiji Region (Wallis & Futuna) on Wednesday, 23 May 1956

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