Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on 30 Jun 7:07 am (GMT -8) -

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on 30 Jun 7:07 am (GMT -8)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Jun 15:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
30 Jun 17:34: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 5.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 212.0 to 10.0 km (from 132 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 25 km (15 mi) towards W.
Date & time: Jun 30, 2021 15:07:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Jun 7:07 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.33°S / 113.23°W
Antipode: 28.33°N / 66.77°E
Nearby towns and cities:
397 km (247 mi) WSW of Hanga Roa (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) WSW of Rapa Nui Island (pop: 7,750) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 18°C (64 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from S
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmEaster Island RegionGFZ
5.040 kmEASTER ISLAND REGIONEMSC
5.310 kmEaster Island RegionUSGS
5.020 km397 Km Al O De Hanga RoaGUG (U. Chile)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jun 30, 2021 19:52
29 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
South Pacific OceanMore

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