Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

Fecha & hora: 30 Apr 2006 19:26:14 UTC
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27.023°S / 71.03°W (Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Copiapo (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km al ONO de Copiapó (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
122 km al SO de Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
175 km al N de Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
188 km al SSO de Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
321 km al N de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
327 km al N de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
336 km al N de Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
380 km al S de Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
398 km al N de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
717 km al N de Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.210 kmoffshore Atacama, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.2 terremoto: Offshore Atacama, Chile Sun, 30 Apr 2006 19:26

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 01 May 2006 02:49 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    23.7 km (14.7 mi) depth
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 21:59 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    30.5 km (19 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 21:40 UTC
    | M 6.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006
  • 30 Apr 2006 21:25 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    33.6 km (20.9 mi) depth
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 20:09 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    48.4 km (30.1 mi) depth
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domingo, 30 abr. 2006
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