Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 64km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 16 March 2014

Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Sunday, March 16, 2014 16:16:30

Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Sunday, March 16, 2014 16:16:30

Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 20 km depth

16 Mar 21:25 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 minutes.
Date & time: Mar 16, 2014 21:16:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, March 16, 2014 16:16:30
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.9246°S / 70.6278°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode: 19.925°N / 109.372°E
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SSW of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) S of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) N of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) SSE of Ilo (Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) S of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (207 mi) NNW of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) SSE of Ciudad Satelite (Peru) (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) SSE of Arequipa (Peru) (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.720 km60km WNW of Iquique, ChileUSGS
7.033 km OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
6.720 kmWNW of Iquique, ChileGeoAu
6.721 km75 km al SO de PisaguaGUG (U. Chile)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2264 quakes)

  • 11 Sep 2014 20:12 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    92 km (57.2 mi) depth
    |
    136 km (84 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Sep 2014 03:13 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    45.8 km (28.5 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Sep 2014 16:53 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    35.3 km (21.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Sep 2014 15:57 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    84 km (52.2 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (81 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Sep 2014 21:34 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (58 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Sep 2014 13:36 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Sep 2014 03:30 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    41.4 km (25.7 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 05 Sep 2014 10:48 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    43.4 km (27 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (66 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Sep 2014 09:26 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Sep 2014 03:49 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    31.7 km (19.7 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Sep 2014 01:19 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Sep 2014 00:24 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Sep 2014 20:41 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    41.5 km (25.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2014 22:30 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    38.4 km (23.9 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2014 18:53 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    48.1 km (29.9 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Aug 2014 12:29 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (70 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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