Mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 133 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 at 23:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.529°S / 71.664°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (82 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (279 mi) SSW of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
666 km (414 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (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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