Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 at 14:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 29 km depth
Depth: 29.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.529°S / 71.573°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) NW of San José de Jachal (Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
665 km (413 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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