Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.7 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.7 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 12 km depth

Fecha & hora: 30 Apr 2006 07:17:14 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.7
Profundidad: 12.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27,017°S / 71,022°W (Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Copiapo (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km al WNW de Copiapó (Atacama) (pop: 129,300)
121 km al SW de Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100)
175 km al N de Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900)
187 km al SSW de Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000)
322 km al N de La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500)
328 km al N de Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300)
687 km al NNW de Ciudad de Mendoza (Argentina) (pop: 876,900)
717 km al N de Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.712 kmoffshore Atacama, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.7 terremoto: Offshore Atacama, Chile Sun, 30 Apr 19h17

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (17 quakes):
  • 22 oct 2006 23:29 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    30,5 km (19 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 may 2006 13:48 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    32,1 km (19,9 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 may 2006 13:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    31,8 km (19,8 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 may 2006 13:42 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    22,2 km (13,8 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 may 2006 04:11 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 may 2006 02:49 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    23,7 km (14,7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 may 2006 01:35 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    16 km (9,9 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 23:04 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    37,3 km (23,2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 21:59 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    30,5 km (19 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 21:40 UTC
    | M 6.5 |
    12 km (7,5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006
  • 30 abr 2006 21:32 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    35 km (21,7 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 21:25 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    33,6 km (20,9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 20:25 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    6,6 km (4,1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 20:12 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    19,8 km (12,3 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 20:09 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    48,4 km (30,1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 19:26 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 abr 2006 19:21 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    17,3 km (10,7 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.7 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006
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