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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 70km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 70km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.2 quake: 95km NW of Iquique, Chile, 1 Apr 2014 23:46, which had occurred 38 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 70km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014
2 Apr 01:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 29 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 2 April 2014 00:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 19:24:45
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.9086°S / 70.7255°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) NW of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
166 km (103 mi) SW of Arica (pop: 186,000)
183 km (113 mi) S of Los Palos (pop: 200)
185 km (115 mi) S of Las Lagunas (pop: 200)
185 km (115 mi) S of Rancho Grande (pop: 100)
1507 km (936 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 2 Apr 00:24 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Wed, 2 Apr 00:24 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 19:24:45 (2 Apr 00:24:45 UTC)M 5.6 / 10 km70km WNW of Iquique, ChileUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 70km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

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