Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 378 km southwest of Hanga Roa, Provincia de Isla de Pascua, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 at 00:53 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.701°S / 111.981°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
378 km (235 mi) SW of Hanga Roa (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
3913 km (2432 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
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||Easter Island region (Chile)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 378 km southwest of Hanga Roa, Provincia de Isla de Pascua, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, 1 March 2011 00:53 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 08 May 2011 20:39 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|57 km (36 mi) distance| USGS | Details