Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Wednesday, 3 May 2006 at 01:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 40 km depth
Depth: 39.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.526°S / 71.486°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 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!
270 km (168 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 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: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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