Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 95km NW of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014
2 Apr 05:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.56°S / 70.67°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) NW of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
127 km (79 mi) SW of Arica (pop: 186,000)
143 km (89 mi) S of Los Palos (pop: 200)
146 km (90 mi) S of Las Lagunas (pop: 200)
177 km (110 mi) SW of Tacna (pop: 280,100)
1546 km (960 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 2 Apr 05:02 UTC||M 5.7 / 51 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||GFZ|
|Wednesday, April 02, 2014 00:02:49 (2 Apr 05:02:49 UTC)||M 5.0 / 10 km||115km WNW of Iquique, Chile||USGS|
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