Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, 15 September 1935 at 14:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, 15 September 1935 at 14:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 15 Sep 1935 14:09:08 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.381°S / 113.395°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.510 kmEaster Island regionUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, 15 September 1935 at 14:09 (GMT)
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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, 15 September 1935 at 14:09 (GMT)
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