Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Easter Island Region on Sunday, 18 April 1982 at 11:30 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.185°S / 114.069°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.9||10 km||Easter Island region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake Easter Island Region 18 April 1982 11:30 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 16 May 1982 11:17 UTC| M 5.1 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|35 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details