5/19/2012 — 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Chile = THREE 6.2M in Chile this week

watch the video here:

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(Saturday  5/19/2012 350am CDT approx):

Here are the USGS earthquake statistics:

2012 May 19 08:35:11 UTC

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 6.2
Date-Time
  • Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 08:35:11 UTC
  • Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 04:35:11 AM at epicenter
Location 25.790°S, 70.809°W
Depth 34.7 km (21.6 miles)
Region OFFSHORE ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
Distances
  • 177 km (110 miles) NNW (346°) from Copiapo, Chile
  • 240 km (149 miles) S (190°) from Antofagasta, Chile
  • 413 km (257 miles) SSW (207°) from Calama, Chile
  • 857 km (533 miles) N (359°) from SANTIAGO, Chile

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb0009tam.php

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screenshot from earthquake 3D at 400am CDT 5/19/2012:

This makes a total of THREE 6.2 magnitude earthquakes to strike Chile in the past 7 days (up to 5/19/2012):

Here are the links to the other two 6.2M in chile..

May 14, 2012: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb0009pcc.php

May 18, 2012: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb0009sgu.php

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use the links here to monitor earthquakes globally:

https://sincedutch.wordpress.com/2011/11/30/11302011-list-of-earthquake-links-for-global-monitoring/

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Global earthquake overview from May 5, 2012:

Updated overview from May 17, 2012:

4 thoughts on “5/19/2012 — 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Chile = THREE 6.2M in Chile this week

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