Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 46 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 5 March 1985 at 06:29 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 5 Mar 1985 06:29:23 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.849°S / 72.002°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of El Monte (Provincia de Talagante) (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Rancagua (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) WSW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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