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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 68km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 16 March 2014

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 68km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 16 March 2014

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - 68km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 16 March 2014
Date & time: Sunday, 16 March 2014 21:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, March 16, 2014 16:17:32
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.9°S / 70.7°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (189 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2*10^15 J (554 GWh / 4.8*10^5 tons of TNT / 29.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 16 Mar 2014
Sun, 16 Mar 21:16 UTCM 6.7 / 15 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Sun, 16 Mar 21:16 UTCM 6.7 / 10 kmOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Buenos Aires Argentina (on a 5tf floor) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Iquique, Chile / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): It was the most violent earthquake I ever felt! It wouldn't stop shaking!


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