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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 85km ENE of Diego de Almagro, Chile

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 85km ENE of Diego de Almagro, Chile on Sunday, 12 May 2013

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 85km ENE of Diego de Almagro, Chile on Sunday, 12 May 2013
Date & time: Sun, 12 May 12:59:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 12 May 2013 09:59 (America/Santiago)
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 7.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.1771°S / 69.2228°W
Nearest volcano: Sierra Nevada (72 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 12 May
Sun, 12 May 12:59 UTCM 5.6 / 2 kmATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 12 May 12:59 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmNorthern Chile[Map]GFZ
Sun, 12 May 12:59 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km21 km al NE de El Salvador[Map]GUG (U. Chile)

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 13 May
Mon, 13 May 12:29 UTCM 3.5 / 3 km - [info] (105 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 16 May
Thu, 16 May 08:54 UTCM 3.0 / 4 km - [info] (98 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 16 May 13:30 UTCM 3.2 / 22 km - [info] (61 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 18 May
Sat, 18 May 18:47 UTCM 3.7 / 110 km - [info]Antofagasta de la Sierra (27 km)CATAMARCA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Wed, 22 May
Wed, 22 May 19:56 UTCM 3.2 / 2 km - [info] (88 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 23 May
Thu, 23 May 23:39 UTCM 3.5 / 1 km - [info] (97 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 24 May
Fri, 24 May 10:41 UTCM 4.8 / 2 km - [info] (93 km)ATACAMA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 24 May 10:41 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (66 km)90km ENE of Diego de Almagro, Chile[Map]USGS
Fri, 24 May 10:57 UTCM 4.2 / 11 km - [info] (61 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 24 May 17:43 UTCM 2.9 / 2 km - [info] (97 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 24 May 21:52 UTCM 3.2 / 6 km - [info] (94 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 May
Sun, 26 May 13:56 UTCM 2.8 / 8 km - [info] (110 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 29 May
Wed, 29 May 07:41 UTCM 4.2 / 154 km - [info] (61 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 May
Thu, 30 May 08:01 UTCM 3.8 / 85 km - [info] (123 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 31 May
Fri, 31 May 19:40 UTCM 3.1 / 11 km - [info] (71 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 1 Jun
Sat, 1 Jun 16:50 UTCM 4.0 / 11.6 km - [info] (100 km)13 km al NE de El Salvador[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 1 Jun 16:50 UTCM 4.6 / 19.5 km - [info] (73 km)84km ENE of Diego de Almagro, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 8 Jun
Sat, 8 Jun 10:01 UTCM 3.3 / 25 km - [info] (68 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 9 Jun
Sun, 9 Jun 08:55 UTCM 3.4 / 19 km - [info] (57 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Jun
Sat, 15 Jun 01:41 UTCM 2.7 / 15 km - [info] (232 km)OFFSHORE ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 25 Jun
Tue, 25 Jun 15:17 UTCM 2.8 / 51 km - [info] (163 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Jun
Thu, 27 Jun 23:22 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (56 km)105km ENE of Diego de Almagro, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 27 Jun 23:22 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (70 km)5.5 ATACAMA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 28 Jun
Fri, 28 Jun 01:13 UTCM 3.6 / 15.4 km - [info] (56 km)61 km al E de El Salvador[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 1 Jul
Mon, 1 Jul 02:32 UTCM 3.5 / 109 km - [info] (63 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Mon, 1 Jul 20:56 UTCM 3.2 / 126 km - [info] (42 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 4 Jul
Thu, 4 Jul 22:01 UTCM 4.2 / 40 km - [info] (192 km)OFFSHORE ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 4 Jul 22:01 UTCM 4.5 / 60 km - [info] (209 km)4.5 ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 9 Jul
Tue, 9 Jul 00:29 UTCM 4.5 / 36.9 km - [info] (235 km)66km SW of Taltal, Chile[Map]USGS
Tue, 9 Jul 00:29 UTCM 4.0 / 43.3 km - [info] (208 km)67 km al S de Taltal[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 10 Jul
Wed, 10 Jul 04:47 UTCM 2.8 / 59 km - [info] (194 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Jul
Sat, 13 Jul 15:20 UTCM 2.6 / 92 km - [info]Antofagasta de la Sierra (65 km)CATAMARCA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Mon, 22 Jul
Mon, 22 Jul 13:54 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (76 km)69km SE of Diego de Almagro, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 23 Jul
Tue, 23 Jul 00:48 UTCM 3.1 / 13 km - [info] (77 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Jul
Tue, 30 Jul 03:35 UTCM 2.8 / 41 km - [info] (201 km)OFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 3 Aug
Sat, 3 Aug 09:47 UTCM 3.1 / 83 km - [info] (113 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 7 Aug
Wed, 7 Aug 12:47 UTCM 3.0 / 30 km - [info]Antofagasta de la Sierra (9 km)CATAMARCA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Tue, 20 Aug
Tue, 20 Aug 09:22 UTCM 2.6 / 9 km - [info] (30 km)CATAMARCA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Wed, 21 Aug
Wed, 21 Aug 03:25 UTCM 4.7 / 20 km - [info] (169 km)4.7 ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 21 Aug 03:25 UTCM 4.2 / 36 km - [info] (168 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 24 Aug
Sat, 24 Aug 16:38 UTCM 3.0 / 41 km - [info] (44 km)CATAMARCA (Argentina)[Map]INPRES
Sun, 1 Sep
Sun, 1 Sep 20:52 UTCM 4.3 / 60 km - [info] (202 km)ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 1 Sep 22:10 UTCM 3.5 / 18 km - [info] (232 km)79 km al N de Chañaral.[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 3 Sep
Tue, 3 Sep 20:56 UTCM 4.1 / 50 km - [info] (187 km)OFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 6 Sep
Fri, 6 Sep 07:02 UTCM 3.4 / 48 km - [info] (250 km)OFF COAST OF ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 14 Sep
Sat, 14 Sep 13:14 UTCM 3.3 / 71 km - [info] (126 km)112 km al N de El Salvador[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 15 Sep
Sun, 15 Sep 07:22 UTCM 3.5 / 62 km - [info] (190 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 17 Sep
Tue, 17 Sep 07:55 UTCM 3.2 / 44 km - [info] (215 km)OFFSHORE ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 18 Sep
Wed, 18 Sep 12:42 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (227 km)OFFSHORE ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 18 Sep 12:42 UTCM 4.9 / 10.8 km - [info] (226 km)near the coast of Antofagasta, Chile[Map]USGS

 

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