Mag. 3.1 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Monday, 1 May 2006 at 15:01 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.224°S / 71.229°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
695 km (432 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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