Five shallow focus earthquakes (10 km depth), larger than magnitude 4, accompanied the eruption of Chaitén volcano in Chile. The earthquakes occurred in a region of low historical seismicity, therefore were probably related to the eruption of the volcano.
|Earthquake Magnitude||Date/Time (Local) ||Distance from Chaitén volcano|
|4.4||Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 11:52 PM||17km E|
|5.3||Friday, May 02, 2008 at 01:51 AM||30km NE|
|4.9||Friday, May 02, 2008 at 07:13 AM||13km NW|
|4.1||Friday, May 02, 2008 at 06:13 PM||16km SW|
|5.0||Friday, May 02, 2008 at 10:36 PM||30 km N|