Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 134 km W of Copiapó, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, martes, 02 may. 2006

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 134 km W of Copiapó, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, martes, 02 may. 2006

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 32 km depth

Fecha & hora: 2 May 2006 13:58:27 UTC
Magnitud: 5.2
Profundidad: 31.8 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27.442°S / 71.683°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km al O de Copiapó (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
155 km al NO de Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al SO de Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
256 km al SSO de Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
277 km al N de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
281 km al N de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
304 km al NNO de Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
355 km al N de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
441 km al SSO de Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
676 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 5.232 kmoffshore Atacama, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 11 May 2006 19:07 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    6.2 km (3.9 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 2006 17:06 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    72.4 km (45 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2006 17:00 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    40.1 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2006 16:59 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    6.4 km (4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2006 06:06 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 May 2006 07:03 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    30.4 km (18.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 May 2006 05:13 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    29.1 km (18.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 May 2006 01:28 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    39.5 km (24.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 23:09 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    15.1 km (9.4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 23:03 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    18.8 km (11.7 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 15:35 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    43.2 km (26.8 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 14:26 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    29.4 km (18.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 134 km W of Copiapó, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, martes, 02 may. 2006
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