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Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Chile, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm (GMT -7) -

Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Chile, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm (GMT -7) Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Chile, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm (GMT -7)

Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Nov 03:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
27 Nov 03:23: Now using data updates from USGS
27 Nov 03:31: Epicenter location corrected by 5.1 km (3.2 mi) towards WSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 27, 2022 02:50:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm (GMT -7)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude24.9252°S / 112.2414°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode24.925°N / 67.759°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities375 km (233 mi) NW of Hanga Roa (pop: 3,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
377 km (234 mi) NW of Rapa Nui Island (pop: 7,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 23°C (73 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.610 kmChile: Easter Island RegionUSGS
5.610 kmEaster Island RegionRaspberryShake
5.610 kmEaster Island RegionGFZ
5.610 kmChile: Easter Island RegionIRIS
5.010 kmEaster Island RegionGeoAu

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Hanga Roa, Provincia de Isla de Pascua, Valparaíso (374 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s : Lights swaying | 3 users found this interesting.  


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