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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 7 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 7 November 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 16 Sep 2015 22h54, which had occurred 7 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 7 November 2015
7 Nov 07:13 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
Nov 7 07:56: Magnitude recalculée de 5.9 à 6.0.
Date & time: Saturday, 7 November 2015 07:04 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.51°S / 71.85°W (Chili)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km NW de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
73 km NW de La Serena (pop: 154,500)
124 km NW de Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
137 km NW de Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
148 km SW de Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
454 km NW de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 7 Nov 07:04 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Sat, 7 Nov 07:04 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmOFF COAST OF COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
Sat, 7 Nov 07:04 UTCM 6.0 / 15 km112 km al O de La HigueraGUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 7 Nov 07:04 UTCM 6.2 / 12 km- 107km WNW of Coquimbo, ChileUSGS

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La Rioja (Argentina, 530 km E of epicenter) : Horizontal, de medio a fuerte (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 7 Nov 2015 07h04

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (103 quakes):
  • 04 May 2016 17:20 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    41.7 km (25.9 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Apr 2016 02:49 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Apr 2016 11:34 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Mar 2016 16:01 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Mar 2016 15:44 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Mar 2016 01:14 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 20:49 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    20.1 km (12.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Mar 2016 11:11 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Feb 2016 01:31 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Feb 2016 04:03 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    54.2 km (33.7 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Feb 2016 00:16 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    42.9 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Feb 2016 16:08 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 31 Jan 2016 10:07 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    34.8 km (21.6 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jan 2016 10:02 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    42.2 km (26.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jan 2016 10:02 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jan 2016 08:27 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 7 November 2015
 

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