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Strong Quake Strikes Near Constitucion, Chile

Posted by feww on October 30, 2013

M6.2 quake strikes 9km SSE of Constitucion, Chile

The quake was preceded by a significant foreshock measuring 5.3Mw and followed by at least one sizable aftershock measuring 4.9Mw.

Earthquake Details

  • Time: 2013-10-30 @ 02:51:51 UTC
  • Location: 35.413°S, 72.368°W
  • Depth: 18.3km
  • Nearby Cities
    • 9km (6mi) SSE of Constitucion, Chile
    • 268km (167mi) SW of Santiago, Chile

chile quake 30oct13
Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP. Enhanced by FIRE-EARTH Blog.

There were no local reports available, as of posting.

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One Response to “Strong Quake Strikes Near Constitucion, Chile”

  1. feww said

    M 6.2 – 46km W of Constitucion, Chile >>> PAGER – GREEN >>> ShakeMap – VI

    Time: 2013-10-30 02:51:50 UTC
    Location: 35.297°S 72.931°W
    Depth: 17.9km

    PRECEDED by:

    5.8 52km W of Constitucion, Chile
    Time: 2013-10-30 02:29:12 UTC
    Location: 35.317°S 72.995°W
    Depth: 12.6km

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