Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Sunday, 18 June 2006 at 12:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 24 km depth
Depth: 23.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.169°S / 71.175°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
701 km (436 mi) N of Santiago (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||24 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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