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Great mag. 8.2 earthquake - 79km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Earthquake waves are fast, but still take time: This is the seismic signal showing the Chile's earthquake waves arriving at one of Etna's seismic stations approx. 7000 miles (11,000 km) away. It took the (fastest P-waves) about 30 minutes to travel almost half of the globe after the quake occurred.
Earthquake waves are fast, but still take time: This is the seismic signal showing the Chile's earthquake waves arriving at one of Etna's seismic stations approx. 7000 miles (11,000 km) away. It took the (fastest P-waves) about 30 minutes to travel almost half of the globe after the quake occurred.
The magnitude 8.2 quakes occurred off shore the Tarapace coast, about 99 km NW of the city Iquique. A tsunami alarm was issued, and the coastal areas were evacuated. Fortunately, no large tsunami was triggered by the quake (which would have had the power to generate one).
At least 5 people were reported dead and significant damage has occurred in the coastal towns, but much less than what could have been expected had the quake occurred under land or closer to the coast.

According to the German magazine
"Focus"
300 prisoners used the chaos resulting from the quake to escape.
Numerous aftershocks have been occurring including a strong magnitude 7.6 quake. Many more aftershocks will likely occur during the coming weeks and months.


Great mag. 8.2 earthquake - 95km NW of Iquique, Chile on Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Great mag. 8.2 earthquake  - 95km NW of Iquique, Chile on Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Date & time: Tue, 1 Apr 23:46:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 18:46:46
Magnitude: 8.2
Depth: 20.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.6416°S / 70.8171°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (196 km)
Primary data source: USGS
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 1 Apr
Tue, 1 Apr 23:46 UTCM 8.1 / 34 kmNear Coast of Northern Chile[Map]GFZ
Tue, 1 Apr 23:46 UTCM 8.0 / 33 kmOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Apr 23:46 UTCM 8.2 / 20 kmNW of Iquique, Chile[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 1 Apr 23:46 UTCM 8.2 / 20 km Peru[Map]IGP

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Iquique, Chile / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Fue largo
Sanford, Florida / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): It was prefaced by many small quakes in the days preceding it. I was in the lobby of the Terrado hotel located in Iquique Chile. The experience was quite eye opening. The about 24 hours later another one hit. That was the time the decision was made to leave the city.
La Paz, Bolivia (450 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Even the bed mattress (with no casters) moved. We could feel the building swaying - we live on the 7th floor. No damage to the building structure.
(Puerto Rico) (4236 km N from epicenter)(no details): We did not feel the earthquake. However, the quake alarm activated for about one second. (via EMSC)
uniao de vitoria (2146.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): well just a small shake at the 14th floor of our office building
San Francisco California / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting on couch, start feeling mild wavy shaking. Said to husband "we're having an earthquake" and looked at phone for time and it was 4:48pm.
Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Bolivia) (458 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It seemed the ground barely swinging north-south (via EMSC)
Taylors, South Carolina / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt the house shake while my family and I were eating dinner.
(Chile) (1522 km S from epicenter)(no details): The lamps moved around. We are 1500 km from epicenter (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (1517 km S from epicenter)(no details): Lying on the floor and felt it wobble and the building was swaying and the doors swinging slightly! (via EMSC)
Arequipa, Peru (368.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Between "Light Shaking" and "Moderate Shaking". Slow but heavy sideways vibration lasting several minutes.
Vitacura, Santiago, Chile (1527.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Bolivia) (458 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It seemed ground barely swinging north-south (via EMSC)
calama / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 1 Apr 23:56 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (189 km)92km NW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 1 Apr 23:58 UTCM 6.2 / 18.1 km - [info] (136 km)88km N of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr (48 earthquakes)
Wed, 2 Apr 00:03 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (205 km)87km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 00:06 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (194 km)95km NW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 00:21 UTCM 5.2 / 45 km - [info] (228 km)OFF COAST OF TARAPACA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 00:24 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (192 km)70km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 00:33 UTCM 5.5 / 12.6 km - [info] (202 km)56km W of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 00:37 UTCM 5.4 / 21.5 km - [info] (179 km)46km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 00:57 UTCM 4.7 / 32.8 km - [info] (167 km)59km NW of Iquique, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 01:20 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (193 km)111km NW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 01:22 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (201 km)64km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 01:29 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (205 km)75km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 01:33 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (184 km)97km SSW of Arica, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 01:35 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (220 km)76km W of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 02:11 UTCM 4.3 / 36 km - [info] (218 km)OFF COAST OF TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 02:23 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (178 km)Near Coast of Northern Chile[Map]GFZ
Wed, 2 Apr 02:23 UTCM 3.9 / 42 km - [info] (164 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 02:27 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (179 km)113km SSW of Arica, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 02:32 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (222 km)100km WNW of Iquique, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 02:40 UTCM 3.4 / 36 km - [info] (180 km)71 km al SO de Cuya[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 2 Apr 02:52 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (194 km)108km SSW of Arica, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 03:04 UTCM 4.5 / 42 km - [info] (111 km)TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 03:20 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (181 km)near the coast of Tarapaca, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 03:23 UTCM 4.3 / 38 km - [info] (135 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 03:31 UTCM 4.3 / 33.4 km - [info] (164 km)52 km al NO de Pisagua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 2 Apr 03:37 UTCM 3.9 / 19.9 km - [info] (183 km)59 km al NO de Alto Hospicio[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 2 Apr 03:40 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (212 km)89km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 03:51 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (173 km)94km NNW of Iquique, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 04:01 UTCM 3.7 / 40 km - [info] (167 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 04:13 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (180 km)88km NW of Iquique, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 04:16 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (207 km)82km WNW of Iquique, Chile[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 04:19 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (212 km)93km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 04:46 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (213 km)74km W of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 04:54 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info] (213 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 04:58 UTCM 4.2 / 42 km - [info] (142 km)TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 05:02 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (229 km)115km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 05:02 UTCM 5.7 / 51 km - [info] (179 km)Near Coast of Northern Chile
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 2 Apr 05:09 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (206 km)55km WSW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 05:22 UTCM 3.9 / 45.5 km - [info] (219 km)105 km al NO de Iquique[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 2 Apr 05:23 UTCM 4.4 / 29 km - [info] (182 km)4.4 OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 05:32 UTCM 3.7 / 41 km - [info] (176 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 05:39 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (190 km)4.6 OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 05:46 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (218 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 05:51 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (218 km)93km WNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 2 Apr 05:57 UTCM 4.6 / 38 km - [info] (185 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 06:04 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (147 km)70km NNW of Iquique, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Solingen (10955 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sleeping and had a very strange feeling of inner restless and fear. I got awake and knew it was an earthquake, but i could not explain what was really happening. I was quite surprised when i heard about the earthquake in Chile this morning.
Wed, 2 Apr 06:19 UTCM 3.7 / 32 km - [info] (227 km)OFF COAST OF TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 06:20 UTCM 3.5 / 37 km - [info] (157 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Apr 06:26 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (149 km)Near Coast of Northern Chile[Map]GFZ
Wed, 2 Apr 06:26 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (172 km)OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC

 

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