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

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - El Loa, 58 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 13:52 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - El Loa, 58 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 13:52 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 107 km depth

10 Jun 13:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.0 to 107.0 km.
Date & time: Jun 10, 2015 13:52:07 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.51°S / 68.36°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 22.51°N / 111.64°E
Nearest volcano: El Tatio (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (30 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) E of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) WSW of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.0107 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
6.1137 km ANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
6.0131 km36 km al E de CalamaGUG (U. Chile)
6.0122 kmNW of San Pedro de Atacama, ChileGeoAu

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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)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (91 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 3, 2015 21:01
6 years ago
3.0

107 km
El Loa, 23 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 3, 2015 14:55
6 years ago
4.2

89 km
El Loa, 7.5 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 1, 2015 01:50
6 years ago
3.4

114 km
El Loa, 45 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 29, 2015 23:48
6 years ago - felt
4.4

100 km
26 km W of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 28, 2015 05:45
6 years ago
3.9

105 km
El Loa, 47 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 23, 2015 21:51
6 years ago
2.8

125 km
60 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 19, 2015 19:03
6 years ago
3.1

109 km
El Loa, 37 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 15, 2015 21:48
6 years ago
4.1

102 km
El Loa, 12 km S of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 10, 2015 18:06
6 years ago
3.6

106 km
32 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 10, 2015 17:48
6 years ago
5.3

94 km
El Loa, 43 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 9, 2015 23:57
6 years ago
3.6

111 km
47 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 29, 2015 04:07
6 years ago
3.2

119 km
El Loa, 58 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 27, 2015 13:51
6 years ago
3.0

112 km
El Loa, 59 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 22, 2015 01:36
6 years ago
3.1

104 km
El Loa, 17 km S of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 19, 2015 13:39
6 years ago
2.8

112 km
Provincia de Antofagasta, 50 km S of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 14, 2015 12:56
6 years ago
4.0

109 km
El Loa, 26 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 12, 2015 14:03
6 years ago
2.8

112 km
67 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 12, 2015 06:55
6 years ago
3.2

96 km
El Loa, 28 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 11, 2015 13:52
6 years ago
2.8

113 km
63 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 10, 2015 03:53
6 years ago
4.0

96 km
16 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 9, 2015 06:28
6 years ago
3.6

108 km
El Loa, 24 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 8, 2015 01:44
6 years ago
2.7

87 km
30 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 5, 2015 13:53
6 years ago
3.0

101 km
36 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Oct 3, 2015 00:29
6 years ago
3.6

103 km
54 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 29, 2015 19:44
6 years ago
3.5

151 km
56 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 28, 2015 17:03
6 years ago
2.9

112 km
El Loa, 22 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 27, 2015 13:44
6 years ago
2.9

91 km
El Loa, 44 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 26, 2015 18:49
6 years ago
2.8

84 km
2.4 km NW of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 25, 2015 21:56
6 years ago
3.0

101 km
53 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 25, 2015 21:23
6 years ago
2.8

120 km
El Loa, 59 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 20, 2015 08:58
6 years ago
3.3

117 km
El Loa, 57 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 16, 2015 04:36
6 years ago
2.8

104 km
El Loa, 20 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 12, 2015 04:39
6 years ago
2.8

106 km
48 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 9, 2015 11:17
6 years ago
3.1

105 km
El Loa, 31 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 9, 2015 03:23
6 years ago
3.0

94 km
El Loa, 31 km S of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 4, 2015 19:09
6 years ago
2.9

94 km
El Loa, 22 km S of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 4, 2015 09:29
6 years ago
3.1

127 km
15 km SE of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Sep 1, 2015 05:38
6 years ago
3.7

137 km
El Loa, 69 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 31, 2015 19:57
6 years ago
2.9

100 km
39 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 31, 2015 06:09
6 years ago
3.3

145 km
El Loa, 32 km N of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 30, 2015 08:49
6 years ago
3.2

104 km
El Loa, 42 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 29, 2015 09:46
6 years ago
3.2

88 km
El Loa, 22 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 28, 2015 17:47
6 years ago
3.3

109 km
El Loa, 63 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 28, 2015 15:07
6 years ago
2.8

102 km
54 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 24, 2015 20:19
6 years ago
2.3

114 km
44 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 23, 2015 02:00
6 years ago
3.0

111 km
16 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 22, 2015 22:05
6 years ago
2.4

102 km
31 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 21, 2015 13:19
6 years ago
2.6

113 km
58 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 20, 2015 10:37
6 years ago
4.5

178 km
Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 106 km E of Calama, ChileMore
Aug 20, 2015 08:21
6 years ago
3.2

130 km
El Loa, 59 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 15, 2015 14:28
6 years ago
3.1

115 km
El Loa, 14 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 14, 2015 06:15
6 years ago
2.9

107 km
El Loa, 14 km N of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 13, 2015 13:44
6 years ago
3.1

110 km
24 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 12, 2015 22:13
6 years ago
3.0

108 km
27 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 12, 2015 00:28
6 years ago
3.0

103 km
El Loa, 18 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 11, 2015 23:23
6 years ago
2.7

117 km
64 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 9, 2015 21:32
6 years ago
2.9

103 km
15 km S of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 9, 2015 19:00
6 years ago
3.0

114 km
El Loa, 43 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 8, 2015 10:11
6 years ago
2.9

105 km
25 km N of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 6, 2015 05:11
6 years ago
3.3

181 km
Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 103 km E of Calama, ChileMore
Aug 2, 2015 22:47
6 years ago
3.4

105 km
El Loa, 29 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 2, 2015 06:32
6 years ago
4.2

119 km
El Loa, 38 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 31, 2015 22:10
6 years ago
3.4

118 km
50 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 30, 2015 23:46
6 years ago
2.6

101 km
34 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 27, 2015 15:38
6 years ago
2.8

116 km
37 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 27, 2015 03:27
6 years ago
2.6

119 km
59 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 26, 2015 21:26
6 years ago
3.3

117 km
El Loa, 33 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 26, 2015 16:31
6 years ago
2.6

96 km
4 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 26, 2015 00:45
6 years ago
3.3

111 km
El Loa, 37 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 22, 2015 20:32
6 years ago
2.7

114 km
51 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 22, 2015 02:21
6 years ago
2.6

112 km
36 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 20, 2015 05:16
6 years ago
3.2

120 km
18 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 17, 2015 12:33
6 years ago
2.9

99 km
26 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 15, 2015 19:31
6 years ago
2.9

117 km
37 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 15, 2015 14:32
6 years ago
3.8

109 km
36 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 10, 2015 15:01
6 years ago
3.0

172 km
Departamento de Potosi, 475 km SW of Sucre, Chuquisaca, BoliviaMore
Jul 8, 2015 07:54
6 years ago
2.6

102 km
47 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 6, 2015 08:12
6 years ago
2.4

115 km
El Loa, 47 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 6, 2015 01:14
6 years ago
2.6

109 km
9.7 km N of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 3, 2015 04:34
6 years ago
2.5

109 km
17 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 3, 2015 02:31
6 years ago
2.6

119 km
32 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 27, 2015 13:13
6 years ago
2.7

112 km
54 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 20, 2015 23:10
6 years ago
3.2

110 km
El Loa, 52 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 20, 2015 04:03
6 years ago
3.0

115 km
El Loa, 30 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 18, 2015 08:51
6 years ago
3.1

117 km
41 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 16, 2015 21:23
6 years ago
3.0

128 km
El Loa, 36 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 11, 2015 21:47
6 years ago
3.0

139 km
El Loa, 30 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 11, 2015 05:53
6 years ago
3.0

107 km
El Loa, 48 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 10, 2015 15:33
6 years ago
4.1

132 km
El Loa, 34 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 10, 2015 15:20
6 years ago
3.4

106 km
Provincia de Antofagasta, 55 km SE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jun 10, 2015 14:16
6 years ago
2.6

130 km
42 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
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