Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.6 - Near the Coast of Central Peru, giovedì, 03 ottobre 1974

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.6 - Near the Coast of Central Peru, giovedì, 03 ottobre 1974

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 13 km depth

Data & ora: 3 Oct 1974 02:21:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 7.6
Profondità: 13.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 12.265°S / 77.795°W (Perù)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km WSW da Callao (pop: 813,300)
87 km W da Santiago de Surco (Lima, Lima region) (pop: 251,600)
87 km WSW da Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
93 km WSW da Urb. Santo Domingo (Provincia de Lima, Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima) (pop: 5,000)
96 km SW da Chancay (Huaral, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 27,000)
107 km SW da Huaral (Lima region) (pop: 62,200)
123 km WSW da Chosica (Lima, Lima region) (pop: 88,600)
130 km S da Huacho (Huaura Province, Lima region) (pop: 54,500)
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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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 7.613 kmnear the coast of central PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.6 quake Near the Coast of Central Peru 3 October 14:21 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (51 quakes):
  • 28 Aug 1976 21:50 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    59 km (36.7 mi) depth
    |
    183 km (113 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Aug 1976 14:31 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    239 km (149 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jul 1976 05:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Jul 1976 20:20 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    232 km (144 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8684 km (5396 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8684 km (5396 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 23 May 1976 16:32 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    73 km (45.4 mi) depth
    |
    206 km (128 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jan 1976 23:28 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Oct 1975 06:18 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    146 km (91 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 1975 13:34 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 1975 10:39 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    74 km (46 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Aug 1975 06:16 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8684 km (5396 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 05 Jun 1975 03:32 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    240 km (149 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 May 1975 19:26 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    196 km (122 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Apr 1975 12:34 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake - Near the Coast of Central Peru on Thursday, 3 October 1974 at 14:21 (GMT)
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