Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, 7 October 2008 at 00:31 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.086°S / 143.789°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 55.97°S/143.17°W (41 km / 25 mi)
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||Pacific-Antarctic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean 7 October 2008 00:31 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Oct 2008 05:02 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details