Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 357 km southwest of Hanga Roa, Provincia de Isla de Pascua, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 10 May 2012 at 02:13 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.73°S / 112.587°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
357 km (222 mi) WSW of Hanga Roa (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
4002 km (2487 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) WSW of Easter Island (pop: 7,750) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.9||10 km||Easter Island region (Chile)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 357 km southwest of Hanga Roa, Provincia de Isla de Pascua, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, 10 May 2012 02:13 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 10 May 2012 07:08 UTC| M 4.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|33 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details