6.7 Earthquake Strikes Chile

A powerful M6.7 earthquake has struck 54km N of Vallenar, Chile
Region:                            ATACAMA, CHILE
Geographic coordinates:            28.168S,  70.804W
Magnitude:                        6.7
Depth:                            47 km
Universal Time (UTC):             30 Jan 2013  20:15:43
Time near the Epicenter:          30 Jan 2013  16:15:43

Screen Shot 2013-01-30 at 12.38.01 PMNearby Cities

54km (34mi) N of Vallenar, Chile
88km (55mi) SSW of Copiapo, Chile
201km (125mi) SSW of Diego de Almagro, Chile
209km (130mi) NNE of La Serena, Chile
596km (370mi) N of Santiago, Chile


50 km

20 mi
28.079°S, 70.731°W
Depth: 25.4km (15.8mi)
Event Time

2013-01-30 20:15:41 UTC
2013-01-30 17:15:41 UTC-03:00 at epicenter
2013-01-30 12:15:41 UTC-08:00 system time

28.079°S 70.731°W depth=25.4km (15.8mi)


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