Magnitude 6.6 - BIO-BIO, CHILE

2004 May 03 04:36:50 UTC

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Location37.649°S, 73.439°W
Depth21 km (13.0 miles) set by location program
Distances 95 km (60 miles) SSW of Concepcion, Chile
140 km (85 miles) NNW of Temuco, Chile
240 km (150 miles) N of Valdivia, Chile
525 km (325 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 8.2 km (5.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=190, Nph=190, Dmin=177.9 km, Rmss=1.29 sec, Gp= 68°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Event IDusiaag
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    Minor damage (VI)and power outages occurred at Canete. Felt (VI) at Angol, Concepcion, Los Angeles, Talcahuano and Victoria; (V) at Lebu, Lonquimay, Temuco, Valdivia and Villarica; (IV) at Cauquenes, Chillan, Linares and Talca; (III) at Curico, Osorno, Rancagua and San Fernando; (II) at Santiago. Also felt at Chiguayante.

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