Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 180 km west of Talcahuano, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile, on Friday, January 30, 1914 at 03:35 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.292°S / 75.057°W↗ (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode: 36.292°N / 104.943°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
180 km (112 mi) WNW of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) WNW of Concepcion (pop: 215,400) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) WNW of Coronel (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) WNW of Penco (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) WNW of Lota (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) W of Tomé (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) WNW of Chiguayante (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) W of Chillan (pop: 150,400) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (314 mi) SW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (318 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.6||15 km||off the coast of Bio-Bio, Chile||USGS|
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