Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Cardenal Caro, 63 km northwest of Santa Cruz, Colchagua, O'Higgins Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 6 March 1985 at 05:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
Date & time: 6 Mar 1985 05:20:00 UTC
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.325°S / 71.935°W (Cardenal Caro, O'Higgins Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NE of Los Navegantes (Provincia de Cardenal Caro, O'Higgins Region) (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz (Colchagua, O'Higgins Region) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of San Vicente (Cachapoal, O'Higgins Region) (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) W of San Vicente de Tagua Tagua (Cachapoal, O'Higgins Region) (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of San Antonio (Valparaíso) (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Curico (Maule Region) (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) W of Rengo (O'Higgins Region) (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) W of Rancagua (O'Higgins Region) (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||30 km||Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, Chile||USGS|
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