Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Copiapó Province, 68 km southeast of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 22:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 97 km depth
30 May 23:16 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 96.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.847°S / 69.897°W (Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (43 mi) SE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) S of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NNE of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NNE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) WNW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) NNW of San José de Jachal (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) NNE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
628 km (390 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||97 km||54 km al SE de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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