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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 77km SSW of Iquique, Chile on Thursday, 3 April 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 77km SSW of Iquique, Chile on Thursday, 3 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 1 day 6 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 77km SSW of Iquique, Chile on Thursday, 3 April 2014
3 Apr 05:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 3 April 2014 05:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, April 03, 2014 00:26:16
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 24.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.8068°S / 70.5486°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) SW of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
147 km (92 mi) NW of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1407 km (874 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 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
Thu, 3 Apr 05:26 UTCM 6.3 / 19 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Thursday, April 03, 2014 00:26:16 (3 Apr 05:26:16 UTC)M 6.2 / 24.3 km77km SSW of Iquique, ChileUSGS
Thu, 3 Apr 05:26 UTCM 6.3 / 38 km83 Km Al SO De IquiqueGUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 3 Apr 05:26 UTCM 6.3 / 6 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGeoAu

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tocopilla / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 77km SSW of Iquique, Chile on Thursday, 3 April 2014

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