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Chile’s Bio-Bio Hit by Another Strong Aftershock

Posted by feww on March 16, 2010

Another strong aftershock measuring up to 6.9Mw strikes offshore, Bio Bio, Chile

The epicenter of aftershock, which struck at a depth of about 20 km, was located at 36.14°S, 73.16°W. The event occurred on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 02:22UTCMonday, March 15, 2010 at 11:22PM at epicenter).

Yesterday, another strong aftershock measuring up to 6.3Mw struck near the epicenter of today’s event.

There was no threat of a significant tsunami as a result of this event.


  • 65 km NW Talcahuano (pop 252,968)
  • 54 km NW Tomé (pop 46,698)
  • 80 km (50 miles) N of Concepcion, Chile
  • 105 km (65 miles) WNW of Chillan, Chile
  • 155 km (95 miles) WSW of Talca, Chile
  • 375 km (230 miles) SW of SANTIAGO, Chile

Chile Aftershock Location Map. © Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum – GFZ

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