Magnitude 6.9 - POTOSI, BOLIVIA

2005 November 17 19:26:56 UTC

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Location22.263°S, 67.784°W
Depth162.5 km (101.0 miles) set by location program
110 km (65 miles) E of Calama, Chile
240 km (150 miles) E of Tocopilla, Chile
295 km (185 miles) ENE of Antofagasta, Chile
1260 km (780 miles) NNE of SANTIAGO, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 7.3 km (4.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=169, Nph=169, Dmin=661.6 km, Rmss=0.94 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Event IDusfnbd
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Power outages in Tocopilla. Felt (VI) at Mejillones and Tocopilla; (V) at Antofagasta, Calama, Caldera, Camina, Chanaral, Copiapo, Huara, Sierra Gorda and Taltal; (IV) at Diego de Almagro, El Salvador, Iquique, Maria Elena, San Pedro de Atacama, Tierra Amarilla and Vallenar; (III) at Arica and Camarones, Chile. Also felt (II) at Calana and Tacna, Peru.

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