Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.0 - Sucre, Venezuela, mercoledì, 09 luglio 1997

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.0 - Sucre, Venezuela, mercoledì, 09 luglio 1997

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

Data & ora: 9 Jul 1997 07:24:13 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 7.0
Profondità: 19.9 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 10.598°N / 63.486°W (Venezuela)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km WSW da Carupano (pop: 112,100)
58 km SE da Porlamar (pop: 87,100)
75 km SE da Juan Griego (Marcano) (pop: 28,300)
78 km ENE da Cumaná (pop: 257,800)
100 km NNW da Maturín (pop: 411,000)
133 km ENE da Puerto Cruz (pop: 370,000)
371 km E da Caracas (pop: 3,000,000)
451 km E da Maracay (pop: 1,754,300)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 7.020 kmSucre, VenezuelaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake Sucre, Venezuela, 9 July 19:24 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 26 Dec 1998 11:29 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jul 1997 20:06 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jul 1997 19:26 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - Sucre, Venezuela, on Wednesday, 9 July 1997 at 19:24 (GMT)
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