Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km southwest of Constitucion, Talca, Maule Region, Chile, on Sunday, December 2, 1928 at 04:20 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.685°S / 72.812°W↗ (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode: 35.685°N / 107.188°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Longavi (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) SW of Constitucion (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Cauquenes (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of San Javier (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) WSW of Talca (pop: 197,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) W of Linares (pop: 69,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNE of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Chillan (pop: 150,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) N of Concepcion (pop: 215,400) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) SW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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