Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - West Chile Rise on Thursday, 22 Oct 7.46 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - West Chile Rise on Thursday, 22 Oct 7.46 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Oct 01:56 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
23 Oct 07:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Date & time: 23 Oct 2020 01:46:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 22 Oct 7.46 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.29°S / 97.16°W (international territory)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 11.4°C (52 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.810 kmWest Chile RiseGFZ
M 6.010 kmWest Chile RiseEMSC
M 6.010 kmWest Chile RiseGeoAu
M 6.010 kmWest Chile RiseUSGS
M 5.711 km1542 Km Al SE De Hanga RoaGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.477 kmWest Chile RiseBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake West Chile Rise 22 Oct 7.46 pm (GMT -6)

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - West Chile Rise on Thursday, 22 Oct 7.46 pm (GMT -6)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 30 Jul 1954 08:46
    | 6.6 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    66 years ago
    |
    20km / 12mi
    | West Chile Rise
  • 10 Dec 1999 18:38
    | 6.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    21 years ago
    |
    17km / 10mi
    | West Chile Rise
  • 11 May 1997 22:16
    | 6.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    24 years ago
    |
    50km / 31mi
    | West Chile Rise
  • 08 Apr 2004 04:57
    | 6.4 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    17 years ago
    |
    60km / 37mi
    | West Chile Rise
  • 29 Nov 2007 03:26
    | 6.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    13 years ago
    |
    56km / 35mi
    | West Chile Rise
  • 12 Nov 1985 03:34
    | 6.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    35 years ago
    |
    92km / 57mi
    | Southeast of Easter Island
  • 06 Oct 2013 21:33
    | 6.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    7 years ago
    |
    54km / 33mi
    | West Chile Rise
  • 20 Apr 1975 11:40
    | 6.2 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    46 years ago
    |
    147km / 91mi
    | Southeast of Easter Island
  • 12 Jun 1960 07:19
    | 6.2 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    61 years ago
    |
    77km / 48mi
    | Southeast of Easter Island
  • 06 May 2014 20:52
    | 6.1 |
    9.9km / 6.2mi
    |
    7 years ago
    |
    33km / 21mi
    | West Chile Rise
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