Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Melipilla, 17 km S of Melipilla, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, Monday, 04 Mar. 1985

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 - Melipilla, 17 km S of Melipilla, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, Monday, 04 Mar. 1985

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.3 at 40 km depth

Fecha & hora: 4 Mar 1985 15:01:07 UTC
Magnitud: 6.3
Profundidad: 40.1 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 33.842°S / 71.249°W (Melipilla, Región Metropolitana de Santiago de Chile, Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Palomo (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km al S de Melipilla (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 63,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
30 km al SO de El Monte (Provincia de Talagante, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 23,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al SO de Talagante (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 51,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al SE de San Antonio (Valparaíso) (pop: 85,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al SO de Peñaflor (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 65,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
47 km al O de Paine (Maipo, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 32,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
48 km al OSO de Buin (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 55,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
58 km al OSO de San Bernardo (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 249,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al OSO de Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al SO de Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
6.340 kmRegion Metropolitana, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (37 quakes):
  • 14 Aug 1985 01:28 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jun 1985 07:20 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 1985 10:09 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    98.7 km (61.3 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 May 1985 06:24 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 1985 07:31 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Apr 1985 16:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Apr 1985 04:41 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Apr 1985 09:30 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Apr 1985 11:14 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Apr 1985 01:56 UTC
    | M 7.2 |
    37.8 km (23.5 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.2 - Provincia de Cardenal Caro, O'Higgins Region, 60 km S of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile, Tuesday, 09 Apr. 1985
  • 23 Mar 1985 13:45 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Mar 1985 02:46 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Mar 1985 20:52 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Mar 1985 04:01 UTC
    | M 6.7 |
    42.2 km (26.2 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Terremoto muy fuerte magnitud 6.7 - Provincia de Valparaiso, 26 km SW of Quilpué, Provincia de Marga Marga, Valparaiso, Chile, Tuesday, 19 Mar. 1985
  • 19 Mar 1985 00:33 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Mar 1985 18:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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