Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Easter Island Region (Chile) on Saturday, 25 February 1995 at 06:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.662°S / 112.629°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
322 km (200 mi) W of Hanga Roa (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
4083 km (2537 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||10 km||Easter Island region (Chile)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Easter Island Region (Chile) 25 February 1995 06:09 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 26 Feb 1995 12:08 UTC| M 4.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|35 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Details