Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Sunday, 18 June 2006 at 15:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.158°S / 71.224°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
703 km (437 mi) N of Santiago (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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