Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 4 May 2006 at 01:31 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 19 km depth
Depth: 19.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.225°S / 71.203°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (54 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (233 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
490 km (305 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
695 km (432 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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