Chile USGS Earthquake Map
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Chile earthquake location.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 6.3

Date-Time:
* Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 21:19:31 UTC
* Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 06:19:31 PM at epicenter

Location: 32.416°S, 71.533°W

Depth: 35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program

Region: OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE

Distances:
* 70 km (45 miles) N of Valparaiso, Chile
* 95 km (60 miles) SSW of Illapel, Chile
* 140 km (85 miles) NW of SANTIAGO, Chile
* 205 km (130 miles) NNW of Rancagua, Chile

Location Uncertainty: horizontal +/- 7.4 km (4.6 miles); depth fixed by location program

Parameters: NST=196, Nph=196, Dmin=386.4 km, Rmss=0.95 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8

Source: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID: us2008atb1