Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.6 - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia), venerdì, 21 novembre 1969

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.6 - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia), venerdì, 21 novembre 1969

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 25 km depth

Data & ora: 21 Nov 1969 02:05:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 7.6
Profondità: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.005°N / 94.489°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
217 km WSW da Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000)
299 km SW da Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
368 km W da Singkil (pop: 46,800)
404 km SSW da Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
460 km SW da Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000)
478 km WSW da Binjai (pop: 228,800)
496 km WSW da Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
1649 km WNW da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100)
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!) More info
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M 7.625 kmoff the west coast of northern Sumatra (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.6 quake Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) 21 November 02:05 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 Feb 1971 22:14 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    208 km (129 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) on Friday, 21 November 1969 at 02:05 (GMT)
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