Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Southern East Pacific Rise on Thursday, 9 October 2014

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, October 08, 2014 19:14:32

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, October 08, 2014 19:14:32

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 16 km depth

9 Oct 03:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 56 minutes.
Oct 9 05:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.5 km.
Date & time: 9 Oct 2014 02:14:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, October 08, 2014 19:14:32
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 15.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.1148°S / 110.7789°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
7.116 kmSouthern East Pacific RiseUSGS
7.010 kmSouthern East Pacific RiseGFZ
7.110 kmSOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISEEMSC
7.116 km566 km al S de Hanga RoaGUG (U. Chile)
7.116 kmSouthern East Pacific RiseGeoAu

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 18 May 2016 15:07 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Dec 2015 15:19 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    209 km (130 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2015 13:17 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Nov 2014 10:59 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Saturday, 1 November 2014 at 10:59 (GMT)
  • 01 Nov 2014 10:05 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Oct 2014 03:21 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Oct 2014 18:59 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Oct 2014 17:12 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    16.1 km (10 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Oct 2014 04:07 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Oct 2014 20:59 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Oct 2014 08:14 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (68 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Oct 2014 03:48 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 2014 03:19 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    15.4 km (9.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 2014 02:32 UTC
    | M 6.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, October 08, 2014 19:32:05

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