Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 107 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 30 May 2006 at 15:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.238°S / 71.407°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
696 km (432 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||7.7 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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