Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 19 March 1985 at 00:33 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Chile| O'Higgins Region | Region de Valparaiso | Santiago Metropolitan
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 19 Mar 1985 00:33:05 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.007°S / 72.129°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Los Navegantes (Provincia de Cardenal Caro) (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NW of Santa Cruz (Colchagua) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) W of Rancagua (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WSW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|4.6||33 km||offshore Libertador O'Higgins, Chile||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.