Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 47km W of Iquique, Chile on Thursday, 3 April 2014
Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 43km W of Iquique, Chile on Thursday, 3 April 2014
3 Apr 02:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 20:58:31
Depth: 22.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.268°S / 70.5558°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) W of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
1467 km (912 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 3 Apr 01:58 UTC||M 6.5 / 10 km||OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE||EMSC|
|Thu, 3 Apr 01:58 UTC||M 6.5 / 19 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||GFZ|
|Wednesday, April 02, 2014 20:58:31 (3 Apr 01:58:31 UTC)||M 6.5 / 22.8 km||43km W of Iquique, Chile||USGS|
|Thu, 3 Apr 01:58 UTC||M 6.4 / 10 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||GeoAu|
|Thu, 3 Apr 01:58 UTC||M 6.3 / 30.7 km||50 Km Al O De Alto Hospicio||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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