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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake southeast of Easter Island

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit southeast of Easter Island at 01:37 UTC on December 19, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). The epicenter was located 2...

December 19, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Easter Island region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Easter Island region at 06:32 UTC on May 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

May 02, 2018

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Strong M6.0 earthquake registered south of Easter Island, East Pacific Rise

A strong and shallow earthquake measuring M6.0 on the Richter scale was registered south of Easter Island (Challenger Fracture Zone/East Pacific Rise) on November 1, 2014 at 10:59 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km.In last 30 days USGS registered 12 strong earthquake

November 01, 2014

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hit Easter Island region

A strong and shallow earthquake measuring M6.1 on the Richter scale was registered off the coast of Easter Island, Chile, on September 6, 2014. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at depth of 10 km.Epicenter was located 50

September 06, 2014

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Scientists predict humans will be extinct within 100 years

Eminent Australian scientist Professor Frank Fenner, who helped to wipe out smallpox, predicts humans will probably be extinct within 100 years, because of overpopulation, environmental destruction and climate change.If past is prologue, 70,000 years ago the human

August 10, 2011