Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 15 June 2006 at 14:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 21 km depth
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.09°S / 71.219°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) SSW of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
710 km (441 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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