Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, 26 March 2008 at 06:29 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.712°S / 141.903°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 55.97°S/143.17°W (114 km / 71 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||10 km||Pacific-Antarctic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean 26 March 2008 06:29 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 May 2008 21:47 UTC| M 5.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|26 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Details