Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile, lunedì, 24 marzo 2008

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Tarapaca, Chile, lunedì, 24 marzo 2008

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 120 km depth

Data & ora: 24 Mar 2008 08:39:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.2
Profondità: 120.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 20.043°S / 68.963°W (Cile)
Vulcano più vicino: Porquesa (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km E da Iquique (pop: 227,500)
224 km SE da Arica (pop: 186,000)
261 km NNE da Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
263 km SSE da Tacna (Perù) (pop: 280,100)
268 km N da Calama (pop: 143,100)
298 km SW da Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700)
428 km NNE da Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
1501 km N da Santiago del Cile (pop: 4,837,300)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.2120 kmTarapaca, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Tarapaca, Chile, 24 March 20:39 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 16 Sep 2008 21:56 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    114.8 km (71.3 mi) depth
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Sep 2008 17:11 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    106.2 km (66 mi) depth
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Sep 2008 16:12 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    37.7 km (23.4 mi) depth
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, 24 March 2008 at 20:39 (GMT)
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