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Friday, February 11, 2011

Minutes ago: Magnitude 6.8 - OFFSHORE CHILE

Magnitude 6.8 - OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE

2011 February 11 20:05:31 UTC

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Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 6.8
Date-Time
Location 36.479°S, 73.000°W
Depth 28 km (17.4 miles) set by location program
Region OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE
Distances 45 km (30 miles) N of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
80 km (50 miles) SW of Cauquenes, Maule, Chile
85 km (55 miles) WNW of Chillan, Bio-Bio, Chile
395 km (245 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 15 km (9.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters NST=312, Nph=312, Dmin=518.7 km, Rmss=1.48 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usb0001cku
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