Mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 93 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 25 May 2006 at 15:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.271°S / 71.27°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) SSW of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
691 km (429 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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