Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile (Peru), giovedì, 06 maggio 2010

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile (Peru), giovedì, 06 maggio 2010

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 37 km depth

Data & ora: 6 May 2010 02:42:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.2
Profondità: 37.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 18.058°S / 70.547°W (Perù)
Vulcano più vicino: Tacora (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km NE da Boca del Rio (Provincia de Tacna) (pop: 219)
31 km W da Tacna (pop: 280,100)
40 km WSW da Calana (Tacna) (pop: 875)
53 km NNW da Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Cile) (pop: 186,000)
71 km S da Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna) (pop: 9,490)
97 km ESE da Ilo (Moquegua) (pop: 53,500)
471 km W da Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
965 km SE da Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
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 6.237 kmnear the coast of Tarapaca, Chile (Peru)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile (Peru), 6 May 02:42 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 20 May 2010 15:43 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    34.8 km (21.6 mi) depth
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2010 14:51 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    40.2 km (25 mi) depth
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2010 06:32 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    55.8 km (34.7 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2010 02:58 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Near the Coast of Tarapaca, Chile (Peru), on Thursday, 6 May 2010 at 02:42 (GMT)
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