Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, lunes, 01 may. 2006

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, lunes, 01 may. 2006

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 16 km depth

Fecha & hora: 1 May 2006 01:35:49 UTC
Magnitud: 5.4
Profundidad: 16.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27.256°S / 71.178°W (Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Copiapo (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km al O de Copiapó (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
149 km al SO de Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
152 km al NNO de Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
217 km al SSO de Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
295 km al N de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
300 km al N de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
312 km al N de Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
372 km al N de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
408 km al S de Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
692 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: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.416 kmoffshore Atacama, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.4 terremoto: Offshore Atacama, Chile Mon, 1 May 2006 01:35

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 11 May 2006 13:48 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    32.1 km (19.9 mi) depth
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 13:42 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    22.2 km (13.8 mi) depth
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 04:11 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    22 km (14 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

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, lunes, 01 may. 2006
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