Mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 89 km west of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 7 July 2006 at 01:42 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 5.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.28°S / 71.223°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) W of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) WNW of Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (230 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 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!
421 km (261 mi) WNW of Chilecito (Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
522 km (324 mi) NW of San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil, Argentina) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
689 km (428 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||5.6 km||offshore Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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