Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Friday, 18 October 2002 at 11:16 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.185°S / 142.751°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 55.97°S/143.17°W (138 km / 86 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||10 km||Pacific-Antarctic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Pacific-Antarctic Ridge 18 October 2002 11:16 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 19 Feb 2003 00:42 UTC| M 5.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|28 km (17 mi) distance| USGS | Details