Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - West Chile Rise on Tuesday, 22 May 1990
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.299°S / 97.876°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 22 May 13:25 UTC||M 6.1 / 33 km||West Chile Rise||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake: West Chile Rise, 22 May 1990 13:25
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 24 Sep 1990 21:37 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|31 km (19 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 13 Sep 1990 17:08 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|32 km (20 mi) distance| USGS | Details