Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km southwest of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 14 April 1985 at 09:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 14 Apr 1985 09:30:57 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.957°S / 72.02°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) N of Los Navegantes (Provincia de Cardenal Caro) (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Santa Cruz (Colchagua) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) W of Rancagua (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 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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|4.8||33 km||offshore Libertador O'Higgins, Chile||USGS|
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