Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 47km W of Iquique, Chile on Thursday, 3 April 2014
Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 43 km west of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 20:58:31
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 23 km depth
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↗ (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode: 20.268°N / 109.444°E↗
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) W of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) S of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) N of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) S of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) NW of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) SSE of Ilo (Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) S of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) N of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) SSE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Peru) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|6.5||10 km||OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE||EMSC|
|6.5||19 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||GFZ|
|6.5||23 km||43km W of Iquique, Chile||USGS|
|6.4||10 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||GeoAu|
|6.3||31 km||50 km al O de Alto Hospicio||GUG (U. Chile)|
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