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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: Sunday, 14 May 2017 19:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.91°S / 68.6°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Olca-Paruma (13 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 14 May 2017
Sun, 14 May 19:44 UTCM 5.7 / 100 kmPOTOSI, BOLIVIAEMSC
Sun, 14 May 19:44 UTCM 6.0 / 114.8 km8 km al O de Mina CollahuasiGUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 14 May 19:44 UTCM 5.6 / 124.5 km- 166km ESE of Iquique, ChileUSGS

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(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)


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