Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.3 - Tonga, mercoledì, 26 gennaio 2000

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.3 - Tonga, mercoledì, 26 gennaio 2000

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.3 at 33 km depth

Data & ora: 26 Jan 2000 13:26:50 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.3
Profondità: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 17.272°S / 174.002°W (Tonga)
Vulcano più vicino: Fonualei (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km S da Hihifo (pop: 815) --> Vedi sismi vicini
153 km N da Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> Vedi sismi vicini
285 km N da Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> Vedi sismi vicini
444 km NNE da Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
448 km NNE da Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
448 km NNE da Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
451 km SSO da Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
475 km ONO da Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624) --> Vedi sismi vicini
485 km SO da Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa americane) (pop: 11,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
501 km SSE da Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis e Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.333 kmTongaUSGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 23 Jul 2000 21:43 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2000 12:58 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 May 2000 10:05 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 May 2000 00:02 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    119.3 km (74.1 mi) depth
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Apr 2000 16:10 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2000 02:20 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2000 18:51 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

- Tonga on Wednesday, 26 January 2000 at 13:26 (GMT)
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