Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 26 May 2006 at 21:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.303°S / 71.331°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
688 km (427 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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|M 3.2||5.8 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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