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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 14 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 14 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 14 May 2015
14 May 15:16 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
May 14 16:10: Magnitude recalculée de 5.6 à 5.1.
Date & time: Thursday, 14 May 2015 15:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.58°S / 71.35°W (Chili)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km W de Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
148 km N de La Serena (pop: 154,500)
153 km N de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
168 km SW de Copiapó (pop: 129,300)
173 km NW de Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
547 km N de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 14 May 15:08 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Thu, 14 May 15:08 UTCM 5.1 / 5 kmOFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILEEMSC
Thu, 14 May 15:08 UTCM 5.1 / 31 km71km W of Vallenar, ChileUSGS
Thu, 14 May 15:08 UTCM 5.3 / 52.2 km42 km al SO de HuascoGUG (U. Chile)

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 14 May 2015 15h08

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 09 Jun 2015 18:55 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Jun 2015 06:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 14 May 2015 23:05 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 May 2015 19:54 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 14 May 2015

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