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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Northern Chile on Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Northern Chile on Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Northern Chile on Wednesday, 10 June 2015
10 Jun 13:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.0 to 107.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 10 June 2015 13:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.51°S / 68.36°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: El Tatio (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (30 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
58 km (36 mi) E of Calama (pop: 143,100)
146 km (91 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
195 km (121 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
197 km (123 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
1238 km (769 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 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
Wed, 10 Jun 13:52 UTCM 6.0 / 107 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
Wed, 10 Jun 13:52 UTCM 6.1 / 137 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
Wed, 10 Jun 13:52 UTCM 6.0 / 130.5 km36 Km Al E De CalamaGUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 10 Jun 13:52 UTCM 6.0 / 122 kmNW of San Pedro De Atacama, ChileGeoAu

User reports for this quake (5)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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20km north of sierra gorda / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Loud rumble across the silent desert at 10:53am. 2 big shakes.
Antofagasta (Chile, 233 km SW of epicenter) : Rocking movement with noise (reported through EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile, 233 km SW of epicenter) : Omg what was that (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 300 km NW of epicenter) : I felt this movement here in iquique (reported through EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile, 250 km SW of epicenter) : Long with steady short waves that increased and decrease in magnitude. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Northern Chile, 10 Jun 2015 13:52

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (91 quakes):
  • 03 Dec 2015 21:01 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    107 km (66.5 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Dec 2015 14:55 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    89 km (55.3 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Dec 2015 01:50 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    114.4 km (71.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Nov 2015 23:48 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Nov 2015 05:45 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    105 km (65.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 23 Nov 2015 21:51 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    124.5 km (77.4 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 19 Nov 2015 19:03 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    109 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Nov 2015 21:48 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    101.7 km (63.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Nov 2015 18:06 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    105.9 km (65.8 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Nov 2015 17:48 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Nov 2015 23:57 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    111 km (69 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Oct 2015 04:07 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    119.2 km (74.1 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Oct 2015 13:51 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    112 km (69.6 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Oct 2015 01:36 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2015 13:39 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    111.6 km (69.3 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Oct 2015 12:56 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    108.8 km (67.6 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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