Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), sabato, 16 maggio 2009

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), sabato, 16 maggio 2009

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 43 km depth

Data & ora: 16 May 2009 12:53:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.5
Profondità: 43.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 31.553°S / 178.833°W (Nuova Zelanda)
Vulcano più vicino: Volcano W (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
721 km NNE da Horoera (Gisborne)
722 km NNE da Hicks Bay (Gisborne)
728 km NNE da Cape Runaway (Bay of Plenty)
734 km NNE da Whakaangiangi (Gisborne)
734 km NNE da Rangitukia (Gisborne)
738 km NNE da Waihau Bay (Bay of Plenty)
750 km NNE da Ruatoria (Gisborne) (pop: 897)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.543 kmKermadec Islands region (New Zealand)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) 16 May 00:53 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 10 Aug 2009 14:23 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    137.2 km (85.3 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jun 2009 04:14 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    35.2 km (21.9 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 May 2009 03:21 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 May 2009 01:05 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    50.2 km (31.2 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 16 May 2009 at 00:53 (GMT)
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