Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, 31 December 2009 at 09:23 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.401°S / 150.975°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||10 km||Pacific-Antarctic Ridge||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean 31 December 2009 09:23 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 31 Dec 2009 09:56 UTC| M 5.4 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|29 km (18 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 31 Dec 2009 09:29 UTC| M 5.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details