Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Philippines Sea, 95 km a est da Nishinoomote, Kagoshima, Giappone, martedì, 16 maggio 1961

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Philippines Sea, 95 km a est da Nishinoomote, Kagoshima, Giappone, martedì, 16 maggio 1961

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 26 km depth

Data & ora: 16 May 1961 21:45:29 UTC
Magnitudine: 6
Profondità: 25.5 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 30.542°N / 131.97°E (Philippines Sea, Giappone)
Vulcano più vicino: Ibusuku (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km ESE da Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
126 km SE da Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
131 km SSE da Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
133 km SE da Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
142 km SE da Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
148 km ESE da Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
158 km SE da Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
162 km SSE da Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
370 km SSE da Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
919 km SO da Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.026 kmKyushu, JapanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Philippines Sea, 95 km east of Nishinoomote, Kagoshima, Japan, 16 May 1961 21:45 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 95 km east of Nishinoomote, Kagoshima, Japan, on Tuesday, 16 May 1961 at 21:45 (GMT)
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