Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Monday, 1 May 2006 at 04:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.159°S / 71.043°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) N of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (246 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
702 km (436 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||33 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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