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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 98km WSW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 6 April 2014

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 99km WSW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 6 April 2014

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - 99km WSW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 6 April 2014
6 Apr 14:27 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 6 April 2014 14:06 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, April 06, 2014 09:06:07
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 8.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.4113°S / 71.0717°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) SW of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
1452 km (902 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [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
Sun, 6 Apr 14:06 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Sun, 6 Apr 14:06 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
Sunday, April 06, 2014 09:06:07 (6 Apr 14:06:07 UTC)M 5.3 / 8.3 km99km WSW of Iquique, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake: 99km WSW of Iquique, Chile, 6 Apr 2014 14:06

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes):
  • 12 May 2014 00:33 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 May 2014 18:01 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 May 2014 11:16 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 May 2014 11:16 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    14.2 km (8.8 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2014 03:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10.9 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Apr 2014 03:40 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    32.1 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Apr 2014 17:08 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    13.1 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Apr 2014 10:15 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    36.7 km (22.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 15 Apr 2014 18:20 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    15.4 km (9.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Apr 2014 10:36 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Apr 2014 00:10 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    11.3 km (7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2014 10:30 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    14.6 km (9.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2014 10:14 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    7.1 km (4.4 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2014 00:55 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2014 11:56 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2014 10:41 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    14.9 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Apr 2014 20:44 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2014 15:30 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    36 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2014 14:48 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2014 14:26 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 99km WSW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 6 April 2014

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