Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Near the Coast of Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, 29 November 2000 at 10:25 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 58 km depth
Depth: 58.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.869°S / 70.886°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: El Azufre (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) NW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
955 km (594 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||58 km||near the coast of Antofagasta, Chile||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Near the Coast of Antofagasta, Chile, 29 November 2000 10:25 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Apr 2001 01:46 UTC| M 5.0 |45.2 km (28.1 mi) depth|67 km (42 mi) distance| USGS | Details