Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, giovedì, 08 marzo 1979

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, giovedì, 08 marzo 1979

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 28 km depth

Data & ora: 8 Mar 1979 02:49:52 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.0
Profondità: 28.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 1.03°N / 120.402°E (Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Una Una (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
224 km NNE da Palu (pop: 282,400)
273 km N da Poso (pop: 47,100)
301 km W da Gorontalo (pop: 144,200)
339 km ENE da Bontang (pop: 101,700)
345 km NW da Luwuk (pop: 47,800)
400 km ENE da Samarinda (pop: 355,200)
696 km N da Makassar (pop: 1,321,700)
1707 km ENE da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100)
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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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.028 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 8 March 14:49 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 18 Apr 1979 18:15 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Mar 1979 14:01 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, 8 March 1979 at 14:49 (GMT)
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