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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 74km W of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 74km W 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 5 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - 74km W of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014
2 Apr 05:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 2 April 2014 04:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 23:46:18
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.1535°S / 70.8513°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (46 mi) W of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
196 km (122 mi) SW of Arica (pop: 186,000)
1480 km (920 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 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 04:46 UTCM 6.2 / 24 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 23:46:18 (2 Apr 04:46:18 UTC)M 5.8 / 10 km74km W of Iquique, ChileUSGS
Wed, 2 Apr 04:46 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmW of Iquique, ChileGeoAu
Wed, 2 Apr 04:46 UTCM 5.7 / 38.6 km74 Km Al O De Alto HospicioGUG (U. Chile)

User reports for this quake

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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 74km W of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

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