Magnitude 6.8 - OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE

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2011 February 11 20:05:30 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location36.344°S, 72.959°W
Depth18 km (11.2 miles)
RegionOFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE
Distances55 km (35 miles) N of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
70 km (45 miles) SW of Cauquenes, Maule, Chile
80 km (50 miles) WNW of Chillan, Bio-Bio, Chile
385 km (240 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 8.1 km (5.0 miles); depth +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles)
ParametersNST=361, Nph=361, Dmin=531.2 km, Rmss=1.25 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb0001cku
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Felt Reports

Power outages in Constitucion, Curanipe and Pelluhue. Felt (VI) at Arauco and Talcahuano; (V) at Chillan, Concepcion, Parral and Rancagua; (IV) at Angol, Los Angeles, San Vicente and Vina del Mar; (III) a Curico, Linares, Santiago, Talca and Temuco. Felt in much of central Chile from La Ligua in the north to Valdivia in the south. Felt (II) at Buenos Ares, Argentina. Also felt at Bariloche, Cutral Co, Mendoza, Neuquen and San Juan.

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