Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Melipilla, 17 km south of Melipilla, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Monday, 4 March 1985 at 15:01 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Melipilla, 17 km south of Melipilla, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Monday, 4 March 1985 at 15:01 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 6.3 at 40 km depth

Date & time: 4 Mar 1985 15:01:07 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Profondeur: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.842°S / 71.249°W (Melipilla, Région métropolitaine de Santiago, Chili)
Volcan le plus près: Palomo (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km S de Melipilla (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 63,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km SO de El Monte (Provincia de Talagante, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 23,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
36 km SO de Talagante (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 51,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
43 km SE de San Antonio (Valparaíso) (pop: 85,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
43 km SO de Peñaflor (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 65,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km O de Paine (Maipo, Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 32,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km OSO de Buin (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 55,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
58 km OSO de San Bernardo (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 249,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
67 km OSO de Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km SO de Santiago du Chili (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) Plus d'infos
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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
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 | Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Provincia de Cardenal Caro, O'Higgins Region, 60 km south of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 9 April 1985 at 01:56 (GMT)
  • 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 | Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Provincia de Valparaiso, 26 km southwest of Quilpué, Provincia de Marga Marga, Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 19 March 1985 at 04:01 (GMT)
  • 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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