Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Monday, 29 May 2006 at 17:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 23 km depth
Depth: 23.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.353°S / 71.109°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (225 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) WNW of Chilecito (Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
680 km (423 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||23 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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