Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile, domingo, 08 ene. 1956

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile, domingo, 08 ene. 1956

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 52 km depth

Fecha & hora: 8 Jan 1956 08:54:23 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.6
Profundidad: 51.5 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 18,966°S / 70,507°W (Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Taapaca (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km al SSW de Arica (Region de Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000)
76 km al S de Los Palos (Provincia de Tacna, Perú) (pop: 207)
84 km al S de Los Olivos (Provincia de Tacna, Perú) (pop: 484)
109 km al SSW de Tacna (Perú) (pop: 280,100)
144 km al NNW de Iquique (Tarapaca) (pop: 227,500)
173 km al SSE de Ilo (Departamento de Moquegua, Perú) (pop: 53,500)
492 km al WSW de Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
1612 km al N de Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.652 kmnear the coast of Tarapaca, ChileUSGS
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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile, domingo, 08 ene. 1956
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