Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 4 May 2006 at 04:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 25.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.095°S / 71.12°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
709 km (441 mi) N of Santiago (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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