Magnitude 7.1 - MAULE, CHILE

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2012 March 25 22:37:06 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location35.183°S, 71.792°W
Depth34.8 km (21.6 miles)
Distances27 km (16 miles) NNW of Talca, Maule, Chile
55 km (34 miles) WSW of Curico, Maule, Chile
99 km (61 miles) NNE of Cauquenes, Maule, Chile
219 km (136 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 17.2 km (10.7 miles); depth +/- 3.5 km (2.2 miles)
ParametersNST=434, Nph=442, Dmin=23.4 km, Rmss=0.98 sec, Gp= 58°,
M-type=(unknown type), Version=8
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0008pwq
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Felt Reports

One person died from a heart attack at Parral, at least 11 people injured in the Santiago area and 3 injured in Bio-Bio. Some buildings damaged slightly at Santiago. Felt (VIII) at Cauquenes, Constitucion, Pelluhue and Talca; (VII) at Cobquecura, Linares, Molina, Parral, Pelarco, Rengo, Rio Claro and Villa Alegre. Felt strongly throughout south-central Chile. Felt (IV) at San Martin; (III) at Buenos Aires, Mendoza and San Rafael, Argentina.

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