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Terremoto maggiore magnitudine 8.1 - 100 km a sud ovest da Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, lunedì, 20 set. 1920 14:39

Terremoto maggiore magnitudine 8.1 - 100 km a sud ovest da Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, lunedì, 20 set. 1920 14:39 Terremoto maggiore magnitudine 8.1 - 100 km a sud ovest da Isangel, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, lunedì, 20 set. 1920 14:39

Terremoto maggiore magnitudine 8.1 a 25 km di profondità

Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora20 Sep 1920 14:39:03 UTC
Ora locale all'epicentro
Prof.25.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine20.088°S / 168.523°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Antipode20.088°N / 11.477°W
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento grave vicino all'epicentro
Sentito0 rapporti
Fonte dati primariaUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Vulcano più vicinoYasur (114 km / 71 mi)
Luoghi vicini100 km SO da Isangel (pop: 1,440) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
160 km NE da Wé (Lifou, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 10,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
176 km NNE da Tadine (Maré, Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 7,490) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
216 km ENE da Fayaoué (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
262 km S da Port Vila (pop: 35,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
315 km NE da Dumbéa (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 19,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
316 km NE da Mont-Dore (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 24,700) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
320 km NE da Paita (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 12,600) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
325 km NE da Noumea (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 93,100) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
345 km ENE da Poindimié (Nuova Caledonia) (pop: 4,890) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata8.9 x 1016 joules (24757 GWh, equivalent to 2.1 x 107 tons of TNT o 1331.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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8.125 kmLoyalty Islands, New Caledonia (Vanuatu)USGS

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Scosse di assestamento, piu recenti per prima (2 in tutto)

Data e oraMag.
1 feb 1923 19:24
100 anni fa

30 km
12 mag 1922 18:39
101 anni fa

25 km
Nuova CaledoniaPiù

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