Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile lunes, 24 mar. 2008

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile lunes, 24 mar. 2008

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 120 km depth

Fecha & hora: 24 Mar 2008 08:39:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 120.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 20,043°S / 68,963°W (Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Porquesa (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km al E de Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500)
224 km al SE de Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000)
261 km al NE de Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500)
263 km al SE de Tacna (Perú) (pop: 280,100)
268 km al N de Calama (El Loa, Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100)
298 km al SW de Oruro (Cercado, Departamento de Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 208,700)
658 km al SW de Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia) (pop: 1,364,400)
1501 km al N de Santiago (Región Metropolitana) (pop: 4,837,300)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 6.2120 kmTarapaca, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: Tarapaca, Chile Mon, 24 Mar 20h39

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 16 sep 2008 21:56 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    114,8 km (71,3 mi) depth
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 sep 2008 17:11 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    106,2 km (66 mi) depth
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 sep 2008 16:12 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    37,7 km (23,4 mi) depth
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile lunes, 24 mar. 2008
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