Mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 112 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 30 May 2006 at 05:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 5.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.547°S / 71.453°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) NW of San José de Jachal (Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
662 km (411 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (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||5.6 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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