Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile, lunes, 14 may. 2012

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile, lunes, 14 may. 2012

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 106 km depth

Fecha & hora: 14 May 2012 10:00:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 105.9 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17,678°S / 69,591°W (Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Tacora (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km al SE de Alto Peru (Perú) (pop: 85)
17 km al S de Ancomarca (Provincia de Tacna, Perú) (pop: 76)
41 km al ENE de Palca (Perú) (pop: 189)
70 km al ENE de Calana (Tacna, Perú) (pop: 875)
80 km al ENE de Tacna (Perú) (pop: 280,100)
116 km al NE de Arica (pop: 186,000)
288 km al N de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
1758 km al N de Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1,3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1,9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.2106 kmTarapaca, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: Tarapaca, Chile Mon, 14 May 10h00

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (19 quakes):
  • 07 nov 2012 07:54 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    202 km (125,5 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 oct 2012 04:36 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    162 km (100,7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 oct 2012 10:40 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    116 km (72,1 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 oct 2012 02:25 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    165,3 km (102,7 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (21 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 oct 2012 18:00 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    124,1 km (77,1 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 sep 2012 17:48 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    126 km (78,3 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 sep 2012 07:29 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    91 km (56,5 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 sep 2012 04:16 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    154,2 km (95,8 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 sep 2012 15:56 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    95,6 km (59,4 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 06 sep 2012 07:34 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    102 km (63,4 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 ago 2012 13:59 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    116,8 km (72,6 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 ago 2012 16:21 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    128 km (79,5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 ago 2012 22:00 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    152,2 km (94,6 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 ago 2012 15:09 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    140,1 km (87,1 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 ago 2012 21:43 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    89 km (55,3 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 jul 2012 07:36 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    126 km (78,3 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 jun 2012 02:07 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    95,7 km (59,5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 jun 2012 00:22 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    131,4 km (81,6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 jun 2012 00:22 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    152,7 km (94,9 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile, lunes, 14 may. 2012
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