Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.7 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domenica, 30 aprile 2006

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.7 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domenica, 30 aprile 2006

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 12 km depth

Data & ora: 30 Apr 2006 07:17:14 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.7
Profondità: 12.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 27.017°S / 71.022°W (Cile)
Vulcano più vicino: Copiapo (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km WNW da Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300)
121 km SW da Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100)
175 km N da Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900)
187 km SSW da Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000)
322 km N da La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500)
328 km N da Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300)
687 km NNW da Mendoza (Argentina) (pop: 876,900)
717 km N da Santiago del Cile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.712 kmoffshore Atacama, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Offshore Atacama, Chile, 30 April 19:17 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (17 quakes):
  • 22 Oct 2006 23:29 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    30.5 km (19 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 2006 13:48 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    32.1 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 13:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    31.8 km (19.8 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 13:42 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    22.2 km (13.8 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2006 04:11 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2006 02:49 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    23.7 km (14.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2006 01:35 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 23:04 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    37.3 km (23.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 21:59 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    30.5 km (19 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 21:40 UTC
    | M 6.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Sunday, 30 April 2006 at 21:40 (GMT)
  • 30 Apr 2006 21:32 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 21:25 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    33.6 km (20.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 20:25 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    6.6 km (4.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 20:12 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    19.8 km (12.3 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 20:09 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    48.4 km (30.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 19:26 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 19:21 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    17.3 km (10.7 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Sunday, 30 April 2006 at 19:17 (GMT)
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