Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domenica, 30 aprile 2006

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - Offshore Atacama, Chile, domenica, 30 aprile 2006

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 31 km depth

Data & ora: 30 Apr 2006 21:59:51 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.3
Profondità: 30.5 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 27.147°S / 70.988°W (Cile)
Vulcano più vicino: Copiapo (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km ONO da Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
127 km SO da Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
161 km N da Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
200 km SSO da Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
308 km N da La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
314 km N da Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
322 km N da Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
385 km N da Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
393 km S da Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
703 km N da Santiago del Cile (pop: 4,837,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.331 kmoffshore Atacama, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Offshore Atacama, Chile, 30 April 2006 21:59 GMT

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 01 May 2006 02:49 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    23.7 km (14.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2006 01:35 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2006 23:04 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    37.3 km (23.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Offshore Atacama, Chile, on Sunday, 30 April 2006 at 21:59 (GMT)
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