Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Easter Island Region (Chile) on Wednesday, 31 August 1983 at 08:50 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.567°S / 111.842°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
3905 km (2426 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||10 km||Easter Island region (Chile)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Easter Island Region (Chile) 31 August 1983 08:50 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Sep 1983 18:18 UTC| M 5.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details