Magnitude 6.7 - ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE

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2007 December 16 08:09:19 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location22.914°S, 70.060°W
Depth57.8 km (35.9 miles) set by location program
Distances90 km (55 miles) NNE of Antofagasta, Chile
95 km (60 miles) S of Tocopilla, Chile
125 km (80 miles) WSW of Calama, Chile
1170 km (730 miles) N of SANTIAGO, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 6 km (3.7 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=264, Nph=264, Dmin=122.5 km, Rmss=0.98 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Event IDus2007kzaf
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Earthquake Summary

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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 55 km (35 miles) SSE of Tocopilla, Chile, 110 km (65 miles) W of Calama, Chile, 130 km (80 miles) NNE of Antofagasta, Chile, 1215 km (750 miles) N of SANTIAGO, Chile at 1:09 AM MST, Dec 16, 2007 (5:09 AM local time in Antofagasta, Chile). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time.

  • Felt Reports

    Felt (VI) at Baquedano, Maria Elena, Mejillones, Sierra Gorda and Tocopilla; (V) at Antofagasta, Calama, Iquique and San Pedro de Atacama; (IV) at Alto Hospicio, Huara, Pica, Pozo Almonte and Taltal. Also felt at Arica. Disrupted power and telecommunications throughout the epicentral area from Antofagasta to Iquique.

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