Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Central East Pacific Rise on Friday, 15 August 1997 at 07:37 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.373°S / 105.698°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS
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||central East Pacific Rise||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Central East Pacific Rise 15 August 07:37 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 Feb 1998 02:05 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|81 km (50 mi) distance| USGS | Details