Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Southern Alaska (USA), domenica, 21 ottobre 1962

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Southern Alaska (USA), domenica, 21 ottobre 1962

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 71 km depth

Data & ora: 21 Oct 1962 02:05:24 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.0
Profondità: 71.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 61.39°N / 149.21°W (Alaska, Stati Uniti)
Vulcano più vicino: Spurr (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km SE da Eklutna
18 km WSW da Knik River (pop: 744)
19 km SSW da Butte (pop: 3,250)
20 km S da Gateway (pop: 5,550)
21 km ENE da Eagle River (pop: 24,800)
25 km ESE da Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900)
42 km ENE da Anchorage (pop: 298,700)
892 km WNW da Juneau (pop: 32,800)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
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 6.071 kmSouthern Alaska (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Southern Alaska (USA) 21 October 02:05 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern Alaska (USA) on Sunday, 21 October 1962 at 02:05 (GMT)
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