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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile on Wednesday, 14 November 2007

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - Antofagasta, Chile on Wednesday, 14 November 2007
Date & time: Wednesday, 14 November 2007 15:40 UTC
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.247°S / 69.89°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
102 km (63 mi) NW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
165 km (102 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
189 km (117 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
1249 km (776 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 14 Nov 15:40 UTCM 7.7 / 40 kmAntofagasta, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.7 quake: Antofagasta, Chile, 14 Nov 2007 15:40

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (77 quakes):
  • 11 Nov 2009 09:58 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    107.1 km (66.5 mi) depth
    |
    300 km (186 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Aug 2009 21:35 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    138 km (85.7 mi) depth
    |
    161 km (100 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jul 2009 06:30 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    247 km (153 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 2009 15:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    112.1 km (69.7 mi) depth
    |
    233 km (145 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2009 18:38 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    175.6 km (109.1 mi) depth
    |
    293 km (182 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Jun 2009 10:36 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    111.2 km (69.1 mi) depth
    |
    166 km (103 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 May 2009 23:22 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    111.5 km (69.3 mi) depth
    |
    270 km (168 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 2009 05:07 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    103.7 km (64.4 mi) depth
    |
    264 km (164 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Apr 2009 15:29 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    115.7 km (71.9 mi) depth
    |
    200 km (124 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Apr 2009 02:08 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    303 km (188 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile on Friday, 17 April 2009
  • 11 Feb 2009 20:45 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    109 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    250 km (155 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Jan 2009 14:40 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    54.7 km (34 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2009 22:43 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    19.8 km (12.3 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Dec 2008 06:48 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    106.1 km (65.9 mi) depth
    |
    210 km (130 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Dec 2008 16:47 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    115.3 km (71.6 mi) depth
    |
    191 km (119 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Oct 2008 01:32 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    200 km (124 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile on Wednesday, 14 November 2007
 

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