Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Sunday, 11 October 1998 at 23:36 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.913°S / 142.618°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 55.97°S/143.17°W (110 km / 68 mi)
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||Pacific-Antarctic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Pacific-Antarctic Ridge 11 October 1998 23:36 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 11 Oct 1998 23:57 UTC| M 5.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|79 km (49 mi) distance| USGS | Details