Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 91 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Wednesday, 7 June 2006 at 07:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 24 km depth
Depth: 23.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.298°S / 71.254°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (212 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (253 mi) WSW of Antofagasta de la Sierra (Argentina) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) NW of San José de Jachal (Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (263 mi) WNW of Chilecito (Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
523 km (325 mi) NW of San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil, Argentina) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
687 km (427 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||24 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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