4/30/06 Atacama, Chile 6.7
4/30/06 Atacama, Chile 6.7 Focal Mechanism

Atacama, Chile 6.7 Mw Earthquake Focal Mechanism

Earthquake Details Seismogram Explanation
Location: Atacama, Chile
Date: April 30, 2006
Time: 19:17:14 UTC; 2:17:14 pm CDT
Latitude: 26.93 S
Longitude: 70.86 W
Magnitude: 6.7 Mw
Depth: 8 km
Distance: 71.41 deg (4,931 miles from Milwaukee)
P-wave arrival time: 19:28:37 UTC; 2:28:37 pm CDT.
S-wave arrival time: 19:37:52 UTC; 2:37:52 pm CDT.
The vertical axis is in units of displacement in centimeters.
The horizontal axis is in units of time in seconds.
The beginning of the file is the origin of the event.

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