Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 at 10:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 29 km depth
Depth: 29.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.081°S / 71.087°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
710 km (441 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||29 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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