Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 11 May 2006 at 09:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 62 km depth
Depth: 61.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.264°S / 71.227°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (182 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) WNW of Chilecito (Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
691 km (429 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||62 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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