Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Tonga, martedì, 02 ottobre 2001

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Tonga, martedì, 02 ottobre 2001

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 107 km depth

Data & ora: 2 Oct 2001 00:48:18 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.2
Profondità: 106.9 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 16.183°S / 173.82°W (Tonga)
Vulcano più vicino: Tafahi (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km S da Hihifo (pop: 815) --> Vedi sismi vicini
275 km N da Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> Vedi sismi vicini
322 km SSO da Asau (Samoa) (pop: 6,640) --> Vedi sismi vicini
342 km SO da Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
391 km OSO da Tāfuna (Tualauta, Samoa americane) (pop: 11,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
396 km OSO da Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, Samoa americane) (pop: 11,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
408 km N da Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> Vedi sismi vicini
410 km SE da Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis e Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
523 km NO da Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624) --> Vedi sismi vicini
570 km NNE da Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.2107 kmTongaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 24 Mar 2002 03:53 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Mar 2002 19:54 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Mar 2002 17:20 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    125.6 km (78 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Mar 2002 16:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Dec 2001 01:08 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    131.1 km (81.5 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Dec 2001 23:55 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    105.3 km (65.4 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Dec 2001 15:42 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Dec 2001 02:47 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Dec 2001 15:47 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Nov 2001 11:50 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Oct 2001 22:10 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Oct 2001 02:41 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    69.8 km (43.4 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Tonga on Tuesday, 2 October 2001 at 00:48 (GMT)
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