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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Easter Island Region, Chile on Saturday, 10 October 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Easter Island Region, Chile on Saturday, 10 October 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Easter Island Region, Chile on Saturday, 10 October 2020
10 Oct 13:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
10 Oct 13:59: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 6.0. Epicenter location corrected by 33 km (21 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: Saturday, 10 October 2020 13:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 10 Oct 6:14 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.67°S / 112.3°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
3978 km (2472 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 18.1°C (65 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from E
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
10 Oct 6:14 am (GMT -7) (10 Oct 13:14:57 UTC)M 6.0 / 10 kmEaster Island Region, ChileGFZ
Sat, 10 Oct 13:14 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmEaster Island Region, ChileEMSC
Sat, 10 Oct 13:14 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmEaster Island Region, ChileUSGS
Sat, 10 Oct 13:14 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmEaster Island Region, ChileGeoAu
Sat, 10 Oct 13:14 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmEaster Island Region, ChileBMKG

User reports for this quake (3)

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(Chile, 333 km NE of epicenter) : Strong shaking... | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 333 km NE of epicenter) : It felt like Easter Island, Chile. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 333 km NE of epicenter) : Si vous vous sentiez à Hanga Roa. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Easter Island Region, Chile, 10 Oct 2020 13:14

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 11 Oct 2020 14:41 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Easter Island Region, Chile on Saturday, 10 October 2020

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