Major magnitude. 7.8 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, 13 June 2005 at 22:44 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.8 earthquake  - Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, 13 June 2005 at 22:44 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake at 116 km depth

Date & time: 13 Jun 2005 10:44:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.8
Depth: 115.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.987°S / 69.197°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Porquesa (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Tapinga (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapacá)
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500)
204 km (127 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000)
246 km (153 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100)
256 km (159 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500)
276 km (172 mi) N of Calama (El Loa, Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100)
679 km (422 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia) (pop: 1,364,400)
1505 km (935 mi) N of Santiago (Región Metropolitana) (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1016 joules (8784 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.6 x 106 tons of TNT or 472.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.8116 kmTarapaca, ChileUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.8 quake Tarapaca, Chile, 13 June 22:44 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (37 quakes):
  • 14 Jun 2007 10:41 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    105.4 km (65.5 mi) depth
    |
    339 km (211 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2007 03:52 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    120.5 km (74.9 mi) depth
    |
    170 km (106 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2007 02:59 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    106.3 km (66.1 mi) depth
    |
    149 km (93 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Mar 2007 21:00 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    108.9 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Mar 2007 19:13 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Feb 2007 17:58 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    100.5 km (62.4 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Feb 2007 13:33 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    126.3 km (78.5 mi) depth
    |
    207 km (129 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Feb 2007 14:21 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    53 km (32.9 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Feb 2007 18:55 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    63.9 km (39.7 mi) depth
    |
    321 km (200 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Feb 2007 10:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    172.9 km (107.4 mi) depth
    |
    307 km (191 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jan 2007 09:27 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    113.7 km (70.6 mi) depth
    |
    313 km (194 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Nov 2006 14:38 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    280 km (174 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Nov 2006 13:25 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    121.3 km (75.4 mi) depth
    |
    220 km (136 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Nov 2006 18:54 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    119.4 km (74.2 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Oct 2006 04:02 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    140.7 km (87.4 mi) depth
    |
    152 km (94 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Oct 2006 10:28 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    123.9 km (77 mi) depth
    |
    218 km (136 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Major magnitude. 7.8 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, 13 June 2005 at 22:44 (GMT)
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