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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
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)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 10 Jun 2015
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

"I felt it" reports:
20km north of sierra gorda / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud rumble across the silent desert at 10:53am. 2 big shakes.
Antofagasta (Chile) (233 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Rocking movement with noise (via EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile) (233 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Omg what was that (via EMSC)
Iquique (Chile) (300 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt this movement here in iquique (via EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile) (250 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Long with steady short waves that increased and decrease in magnitude. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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