Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 41 km west of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 12 May 1985 at 07:31 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 12 May 1985 07:31:19 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.631°S / 72.051°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) W of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) W of El Monte (Provincia de Talagante) (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) W of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||33 km||offshore Valparaiso, Chile||USGS|
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