Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 at 01:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
Depth: 9.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.268°S / 71.254°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (256 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
691 km (429 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||9.4 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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