Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 at 21:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 24.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.966°S / 71.065°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) N of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) NW of Chilecito (Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
723 km (449 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||25 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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