Mag. 3.0 earthquake - ATACAMA, CHILE, on Sat, 6 Apr 2013 04:36 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 52 km depth
6 Apr 07:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 6 Apr 2013 04:36 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.89°S / 71.23°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Palermo (Provincia de Huasco)
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Peñita (Provincia de Huasco)
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Fragüita (Provincia de Huasco)
58 km (36 mi) SW of Vallenar (Huasco) (pop: 44,900)
113 km (70 mi) N of La Serena (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 154,500)
119 km (74 mi) N of Coquimbo (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 161,300)
392 km (244 mi) NW of San Juan (Departamento de Capital, Argentina) (pop: 447,000)
511 km (318 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.0||52 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||52 km||57 km al SO de Vallenar||GUG (U. Chile)|
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