Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Easter Island Region on Thursday, 5 May 1988 at 10:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.867°S / 113.268°W (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
382 km (237 mi) W of Hanga Roa (Chile) (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||10 km||Easter Island region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Easter Island Region 5 May 1988 10:04 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 21 Aug 1988 12:18 UTC| M 5.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|69 km (43 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 05 May 1988 22:32 UTC| M 6.1 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|46 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Easter Island Region on Thursday, 5 May 1988 at 22:32 (GMT)