Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - Offshore Coquimbo, Chile, lunes, 20 may. 1918

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - Offshore Coquimbo, Chile, lunes, 20 may. 1918

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 20 km depth

Fecha & hora: 20 May 1918 05:55:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.8
Profundidad: 20.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 29,292°S / 71,857°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km al WSW de Los Lobitos (Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region)
89 km al NW de Coquimbo (Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300)
90 km al NW de La Serena (Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500)
133 km al SW de Vallenar (Provincia de Huasco, Atacama) (pop: 44,900)
138 km al NW de Vicuña (Elqui, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500)
159 km al NNW de Ovalle (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100)
477 km al NNW de Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300)
493 km al NW de Mendoza (Argentina) (pop: 876,900)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 6.820 kmoffshore Coquimbo, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.8 terremoto: Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Mon, 20 May 17h55

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - Offshore Coquimbo, Chile, lunes, 20 may. 1918
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