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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Sunday, 14 May 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Sunday, 14 May 2017

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Sunday, 14 May 2017
May 14 19:50: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 141.0 to 107.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 14 May 19:44:24 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.91°S / 68.6°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Olca-Paruma (13 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 14 May
Sun, 14 May 19:44 UTCM 5.7 / 100 kmPOTOSI, BOLIVIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 14 May 19:44 UTCM 6.0 / 114.8 km8 km al O de Mina Collahuasi[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 14 May 19:44 UTCM 5.6 / 124.5 km- 166km ESE of Iquique, Chile[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(1426.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
La Paz (495.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Cochabamba / not felt
Iquique (Chile) (180 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Il a semblé long (via EMSC)
Calama (Chile) (170 km S from epicenter)(no details): Está temblando (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 14 May 19:55 UTCM 2.9 / 109.7 km - [info]Irruputuncu (20 km)6 km al O de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 14 May 19:58 UTCM 3.7 / 106.1 km - [info]Irruputuncu (20 km)5 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 15 May
Mon, 15 May 08:35 UTCM 3.2 / 104 km - [info] (62 km)TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Mon, 15 May 23:24 UTCM 3.0 / 100 km - [info]San Pedro (24 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 16 May
Tue, 16 May 02:46 UTCM 2.6 / 118.2 km - [info]Aucanquilcha (38 km)37 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 16 May 07:24 UTCM 3.4 / 135.3 km - [info] (34 km)51 km al SO de Ollagüe
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 16 May 13:46 UTCM 2.6 / 84.1 km - [info] (88 km)27 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 16 May 18:56 UTCM 2.6 / 128.9 km - [info] (30 km)45 km al SO de Ollagüe[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 16 May 20:15 UTCM 2.6 / 77.3 km - [info] (98 km)31 km al N de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 17 May
Wed, 17 May 05:29 UTCM 3.5 / 114 km - [info] (42 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 17 May 15:37 UTCM 3.1 / 128 km - [info]San Pedro (27 km)51 km al SO de Ollagüe
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 17 May 15:41 UTCM 2.7 / 51 km - [info] (170 km)44 km al NO de Iquique[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 17 May 20:41 UTCM 4.5 / 223.7 km - [info] (63 km)- 141km NNE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 17 May 22:23 UTCM 3.4 / 138.4 km - [info] (32 km)36 km al S de Ollagüe[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 18 May (7 earthquakes)
Thu, 18 May 02:03 UTCM 3.1 / 112.5 km - [info] (40 km)55 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 18 May 06:56 UTCM 3.2 / 106.1 km - [info] (57 km)53 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 18 May 12:55 UTCM 2.7 / 98.5 km - [info] (59 km)66 km al N de Pica[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 18 May 17:06 UTCM 2.8 / 124.3 km - [info]Aucanquilcha (28 km)35 km al SO de Ollagüe[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 18 May 18:14 UTCM 2.6 / 103.8 km - [info]Aucanquilcha (39 km)48 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 18 May 21:22 UTCM 3.4 / 131.9 km - [info]San Pedro (18 km)68 km al SO de Ollagüe[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 18 May 22:12 UTCM 3.0 / 110 km - [info] (65 km)TARAPACA, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 19 May
Fri, 19 May 07:23 UTCM 3.5 / 111.6 km - [info]Irruputuncu (23 km)9 km al O de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 20 May
Sat, 20 May 00:30 UTCM 3.0 / 97 km - [info] (30 km)TARAPACA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 20 May 16:56 UTCM 2.7 / 104.4 km - [info] (33 km)29 km al NO de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 20 May 18:52 UTCM 3.2 / 115.7 km - [info] (35 km)46 km al S de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 20 May 21:43 UTCM 3.0 / 123 km - [info]San Pedro (23 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 20 May 22:19 UTCM 2.9 / 112 km - [info]Aucanquilcha (16 km)39 km al O de Ollagüe
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 21 May
Sun, 21 May 05:31 UTCM 3.4 / 113 km - [info] (32 km)TARAPACA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 21 May 08:04 UTCM 2.7 / 109.4 km - [info] (34 km)34 km al NO de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 21 May 09:36 UTCM 2.9 / 98.9 km - [info] (68 km)57 km al N de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 22 May
Mon, 22 May 01:10 UTCM 4.3 / 110.3 km - [info] (58 km)40 km al E de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 22 May 07:44 UTCM 3.6 / 127.2 km - [info]Aucanquilcha (16 km)20 km al SO de Ollagüe[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 23 May
Tue, 23 May 14:07 UTCM 2.9 / 121 km - [info]Aucanquilcha (22 km)41 km al S de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 23 May 17:10 UTCM 3.1 / 108.3 km - [info] (54 km)41 km al O de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 23 May 20:03 UTCM 3.6 / 136.9 km - [info]San Pedro (29 km)51 km al SO de Ollagüe[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 24 May
Wed, 24 May 20:31 UTCM 2.8 / 125.4 km - [info]San Pedro (24 km)72 km al NE de Calama
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 25 May
Thu, 25 May 02:35 UTCM 2.8 / 61.9 km - [info] (129 km)33 km al S de Pozo Almonte
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 25 May 20:35 UTCM 2.8 / 96.5 km - [info] (67 km)37 km al NE de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 27 May
Sat, 27 May 05:27 UTCM 2.8 / 114 km - [info] (48 km)47 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 27 May 08:25 UTCM 2.8 / 107 km - [info] (90 km)14 km al N de Pica
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 27 May 12:55 UTCM 3.6 / 145 km - [info]Olca-Paruma (11 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 27 May 14:42 UTCM 2.9 / 143.8 km - [info]Olca-Paruma (12 km)30 km al NO de Ollagüe
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 27 May 15:09 UTCM 2.8 / 84.4 km - [info]San Pedro (75 km)47 km al E de Quillagua
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 28 May (7 earthquakes)
Sun, 28 May 00:22 UTCM 3.0 / 110.7 km - [info] (45 km)37 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 28 May 05:10 UTCM 2.6 / 72.3 km - [info] (170 km)29 km al NE de Tocopilla[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 28 May 05:19 UTCM 2.9 / 112.9 km - [info] (46 km)43 km al SO de Mina Collahuasi
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 28 May 10:59 UTCM 3.1 / 113 km - [info]San Pedro (25 km)ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 28 May 11:52 UTCM 3.4 / 96 km - [info] (61 km)TARAPACA, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 28 May 15:08 UTCM 2.8 / 35.8 km - [info] (169 km)27 km al O de Iquique
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 28 May 18:47 UTCM 5.0 / 126 km - [info]Aucanquilcha (28 km)Chile-Bolivia Border Region
[Map]
GFZ

 

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