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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile

Sat, 30 Oct 2021, 07:34
4.2 quake 30 Oct 4:03 am (GMT -3)
4.2 quake 30 Oct 4:03 am (GMT -3)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred early morning on Saturday, October 30th, 2021, at 4:03 am local time near San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 115 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In San Pedro de Atacama (pop. 2,000, 97 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: Oct 30, 2021 4:03 am (GMT -3) local time (30 Oct 2021 07:03 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.68°S / 68.64°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Primary data source: EMSC

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