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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern East Pacific Rise on Thursday, 18 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern East Pacific Rise on Thursday, 18 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Southern East Pacific Rise on Thursday, 18 August 2016
Aug 18 18:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Aug 18 18:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Aug 18 18:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Aug 18 18:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 6.0.
Date & time: Thursday, 18 August 2016 18:09 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.98°S / 123.13°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 53.9°S/140.3°W (1116 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 18 Aug 2016
Thu, 18 Aug 18:09 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmSOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISEEMSC

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