Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 87 km W of Copiapó, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, martes, 02 may. 2006

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 87 km W of Copiapó, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, martes, 02 may. 2006

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 21 km depth

Fecha & hora: 2 May 2006 04:11:19 UTC
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 21.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27.45°S / 71.212°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Copiapo (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km al O de Copiapó (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
133 km al NNO de Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
279 km al N de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
329 km al ONO de Vinchina (Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
350 km al N de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
365 km al O de Tinogasta (Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
392 km al NO de San José de Jachal (Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
408 km al OSO de Antofagasta de la Sierra (Argentina) (pop: 500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
411 km al ONO de Chilecito (Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
430 km al S de Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
508 km al NO de San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil, Argentina) (pop: 6,860) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
515 km al NNO de San Martin (Argentina) (pop: 10,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
518 km al NNO de Chimbas (Argentina) (pop: 73,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
670 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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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.221 kmoffshore Atacama, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.2 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Sur, 87 km al oeste de Copiapó, Región de Atacama, Chile Tue, 2 May 2006 04:11

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 11 May 2006 13:48 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    32.1 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 13:42 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    22.2 km (13.8 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 87 km W of Copiapó, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, martes, 02 may. 2006
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