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Great mag. 8.0 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile on Sunday, 30 July 1995

Great mag. 8.0 earthquake  - Antofagasta, Chile on Sunday, 30 July 1995
Date & time: Sunday, 30 July 1995 05:11 UTC
Magnitude: 8.0
Depth: 45.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.34°S / 70.294°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: La Negrillar (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
139 km (86 mi) S of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
171 km (106 mi) SW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
1126 km (700 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1016 joules (17527 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.5 x 107 tons of TNT or 942.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 30 Jul 05:11 UTCM 8.0 / 45.6 kmAntofagasta, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 8.0 quake: Antofagasta, Chile, 30 Jul 1995 05:11

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (68 quakes):
  • 30 Jun 1998 08:58 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    222.6 km (138.3 mi) depth
    |
    386 km (240 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jun 1998 21:34 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    47.7 km (29.6 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jun 1998 02:42 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    414 km (257 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 1998 10:03 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    62.9 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    246 km (153 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Mar 1998 21:02 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    197 km (122.4 mi) depth
    |
    354 km (220 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Mar 1998 00:44 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    246.7 km (153.3 mi) depth
    |
    433 km (269 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Feb 1998 06:37 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    57.6 km (35.8 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jan 1998 12:16 UTC
    | M 7.1 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile on Friday, 30 January 1998
  • 26 Jan 1998 11:14 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    199.3 km (123.8 mi) depth
    |
    377 km (234 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jan 1998 04:12 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    53.2 km (33.1 mi) depth
    |
    182 km (113 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Dec 1997 14:27 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    82.4 km (51.2 mi) depth
    |
    140 km (87 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Dec 1997 17:07 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    81.4 km (50.6 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1997 14:23 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    132.5 km (82.3 mi) depth
    |
    399 km (248 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Oct 1997 01:35 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    57.9 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    333 km (207 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Sep 1997 23:13 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    106.8 km (66.4 mi) depth
    |
    216 km (134 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Aug 1997 05:05 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    117.2 km (72.8 mi) depth
    |
    238 km (148 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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