Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Easter Island Region (Chile) on Sunday, 24 December 2006 at 21:37 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.75°S / 112.75°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
4016 km (2496 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Easter Island region (Chile)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Easter Island Region (Chile) 24 December 2006 21:37 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 31 Dec 2006 23:20 UTC| M 5.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details