Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 at 14:10 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 32 km depth
Depth: 32.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.272°S / 70.993°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) N of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
689 km (428 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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