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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) on Monday, 12 October 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 16 Sep 2015 22:54, which had occurred 4 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) on Monday, 12 October 2015
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2015 01:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 10/11/2015 22:54:33 hs
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 26.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.358°S / 72.468°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (79 mi) NW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
133 km (82 mi) NW of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
185 km (115 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
186 km (115 mi) NW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
188 km (117 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
488 km (303 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
10/11/2015 22:54:33 hs (12 Oct 01:54:33 UTC)M 6.4 / 26.3 kmOCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina)INPRES

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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina), 12 Oct 2015 01:54

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (147 quakes):
  • 08 Apr 2016 18:23 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    36 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2016 15:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    37.3 km (23.2 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 07 Apr 2016 12:15 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2016 12:02 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2016 11:34 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (43 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Apr 2016 01:06 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    37.4 km (23.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Mar 2016 16:01 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Mar 2016 15:44 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Mar 2016 08:44 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    37.4 km (23.2 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Mar 2016 01:14 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 Mar 2016 19:03 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Mar 2016 03:57 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    20.1 km (12.5 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 20:49 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    20.1 km (12.5 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 06:06 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (51 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Mar 2016 02:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    38.4 km (23.9 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (48 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Mar 2016 11:11 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) on Monday, 12 October 2015
 

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