Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, 10 September 2009 at 19:46 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.926°S / 111.824°W (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
387 km (241 mi) SW of Hanga Roa (Chile) (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
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||Easter Island region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, Chile, 10 September 2009 19:46 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 10 Sep 2009 23:35 UTC| M 5.1 |10.8 km (6.7 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 10 Sep 2009 23:31 UTC| M 5.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details