Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Easter Island Region (Chile) on Saturday, 24 April 2004 at 23:00 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.985°S / 112.289°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
347 km (216 mi) SW of Hanga Roa (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
3966 km (2464 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||10 km||Easter Island region (Chile)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake Easter Island Region (Chile) 24 April 2004 23:00 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 24 Apr 2004 23:19 UTC| M 5.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 24 Apr 2004 23:15 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details