Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 at 05:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 9 km depth
Depth: 9.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.172°S / 71.222°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
701 km (436 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||9.3 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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