Description. The United States Geological Survey stated that the earthquake struck Wednesday evening and had a magnitude of 7.8. Originally, the USGS gave the earthquake a magnitude of 8.2; this was later downgraded to 8.1, then 7.9, until the official magnitude was confirmed to be 7.8.
Maximum intensities are indicated on the Mercalli intensity scale and are sourced from United States Geological Survey (USGS) ShakeMap data. Major events took place in Ecuador , Italy , Taiwan , Indonesia and New Zealand this year, while the strongest tremor was observed in Papua New Guinea . 2016 was also the first year since 2008 with no ...
The earthquake was initially reported as a 7.3 magnitude by Japan Meteorological Agency, which was later upgraded to a 7.4, while the United States Geological Survey and GFZ Potsdam determined a magnitude of 6.9. It was reported to be an aftershock of the 2011 earthquake.
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Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake in Japan - United States Geological Survey Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake in Japan - United States Geological Survey Earthquake and Volcano Information - 15th April, 2016 Earthquake in Kumamoto prefecture - Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
The quake caused five deaths, including an American tourist, and injured at least 40 people. マグニチュード5.7 震源offshore of Australia 54 km (34 mi) 東 北東 of Bowen in Queensland on August 18 震源の深さ7.8 km (4.8 mi). 最大震度VI(強い).
An earthquake, measuring 6.2 ± 0.016 on the moment magnitude scale, hit Central Italy on 24 August 2016 at 03:36:32 CEST (01:36 UTC).. Its epicentre was close to Accumoli, with its hypocentre at a depth of 4 ± 1 km, approximately 75 km (47 mi) southeast of Perugia and 45 km (28 mi) north of L'Aquila, in an area near the borders of the Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo and Marche regions.
A lahar (/ ˈ l ɑː h ɑːr /, from Javanese: ꦮ꧀ꦭꦲꦂ) is a violent type of mudflow or debris flow composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris and water. The material flows down from a volcano , typically along a river valley .
2016-12-07: 苏门答腊: 6.5 M w: IX: 104: 1,273: 2016-03-02 （ 英语 ： 2016 Sumatra earthquake ） 明打威: 7.8 M w: III: 2015-07-28: 巴布亚: 7.0 M w: VII: 1: 建筑物受损或毁坏: 2013-07-02: 北苏门答腊: 6.1 M w: 43: 276: 2012-04-11: 沃顿海盆 （ 英语 ： Wharton Basin ） 8.2 M w: VI: 重复地震 （ 英语 ...
Das Kaikoura-Erdbeben am 14. November 2016 mit dem Epizentrum im Norden der Region Canterbury in Neuseeland hatte laut Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS Science) eine Stärke von 7,8 und wurde auf beiden Hauptinseln des Landes in sehr unterschiedlicher Weise wahrgenommen.