Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Easter Island Region (Chile) on Monday, 6 July 1987 at 01:06 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.999°S / 108.285°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
3667 km (2279 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.7||10 km||Easter Island region (Chile)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Easter Island Region (Chile) 6 July 1987 01:06 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 08 Jul 1987 11:50 UTC| M 6.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Easter Island Region (Chile) on Wednesday, 8 July 1987 at 11:50 (GMT)