Mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 96 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Wednesday, 5 July 2006 at 07:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.245°S / 71.289°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (59 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
694 km (431 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 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||15 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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