Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Easter Island Region on Thursday, 5 September 1996 at 09:46 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.056°S / 113.083°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||10 km||Easter Island region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Easter Island Region 5 September 1996 09:46 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 12 Oct 1996 22:34 UTC| M 4.9 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|72 km (45 mi) distance| USGS | Details