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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Northern Chile on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Northern Chile on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Northern Chile on Tuesday, 10 October 2017
10 Oct 06:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 120.0 to 105.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 105.0 to 98.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:32 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 98.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.64°S / 69.69°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Taapaca (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) SE of Arica (pop: 186,000)
92 km (57 mi) SE of Tacna (pop: 280,100)
161 km (100 mi) SE of Ilabaya (pop: 9,500)
182 km (113 mi) NE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
1651 km (1026 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 10 Oct 06:32 UTCM 6.4 / 98 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
Tue, 10 Oct 06:32 UTCM 6.2 / 19.5 kmNorthern Chile [Land: Chile]INGV
Tue, 10 Oct 06:32 UTCM 6.3 / 80 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
Tue, 10 Oct 06:32 UTCM 6.3 / 82.4 km- 36km SSW of Putre, ChileUSGS

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Wolvega, Netherland (10734.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awoken by bed bouncing and shaking. Continued.apprix 10-15 seconds. No damage seen.
Arequipa (319 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
314.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Arica (67.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : 6,6 intencidad (reported through our app)
Ica (819.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Leve movimiento prolongado. (reported through our app)
Ica, Perú (819.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Leve movimiento pero prolongado. (reported through our app)
Arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
317.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Iquique (183.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Estaba durmiendo y un ruido como un trueno largo y fuerte me despertó perros ladraban intensamente asustados cuando llegó el movimiento estaba total mente despierto
Arica (68.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
312.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Iquique (Chile, 186 km S of epicenter) : Lo sentí despacio pero luego empezó un poco más fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
Tacna (Peru, 98 km NW of epicenter) : Scary (reported through EMSC)
Tacna (Peru, 98 km NW of epicenter) : Fue mas sonido que movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 318 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 317 km NW of epicenter) : Fue de larga duración (reported through EMSC)
Moquegua (Peru, 213 km NW of epicenter) : Un susto teemendo (reported through EMSC)
Tacna (Peru, 99 km NW of epicenter) : Sismo en Tacna. Perú. (reported through EMSC)
Calama (Chile, 429 km S of epicenter) : Aquí fue moderado. (reported through EMSC)
Miraflores (Peru, 322 km NW of epicenter) : Empezó suave y luego se tornó mucho más largo y agresivo de golpe. (reported through EMSC)
Mollendo (Peru, 313 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento moderado a fuerte. Vibración de casa. Muy largo. (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 186 km S of epicenter) : Fue fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 78 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte pero soportable (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 76 km W of epicenter) : Bastante ruido aproximadamente 30 segundos de duración y réplicas 3 perceptible (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 324 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio en arequipa Peru (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 324 km NW of epicenter) : En arequipa Peru se sintió de moderado a fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 323 km NW of epicenter) : Largo tiempo (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 322 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte y un poco largo (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 321 km NW of epicenter) : Fue muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 321 km NW of epicenter) : About 30 secs of strong shaking of the walls. (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 321 km NW of epicenter) : Muy largo y fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 321 km NW of epicenter) : Despues de tiempo Se sintió un temblor de esa intensidad (reported through EMSC)
Ilo District (Peru, 214 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio moderado pero prolongado (reported through EMSC)
Ilo District (Peru, 214 km NW of epicenter) : Moderado a fuerte y de duración algo prolongada. (reported through EMSC)
Moquegua (Peru, 214 km NW of epicenter) : Fue muy largo (reported through EMSC)
Ilo (Peru, 213 km NW of epicenter) : Bastante fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
Pica (Chile, 208 km S of epicenter) : Muy, muy fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
Alto Hospicio (Chile, 190 km S of epicenter) : Duración 90 segundos aprox (reported through EMSC)
Alto Hospicio (Chile, 189 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió muy fuerte y con ruido (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 189 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte en Iquique (reported through EMSC)
Alto Hospicio (Chile, 188 km S of epicenter) : Sismo largo e intenso (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 188 km S of epicenter) : Muy largooooooo (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 188 km S of epicenter) : Woke me up and movement lasted for about a minute (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 187 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte ruido subterraneo (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 187 km S of epicenter) : En iquique (reported through EMSC)
Tacna (Peru, 98 km NW of epicenter) : Vidrios y puertas temblaron... El ruido fue trepidante. (reported through EMSC)
Tacna (Peru, 97 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte acá en Tacna y fue largo con un movimiento bien constante (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 79 km W of epicenter) : Muy largo (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 78 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió bastante fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 77 km W of epicenter) : Muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 76 km W of epicenter) : Ruido desperto antes del movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 76 km W of epicenter) : Más que 6.4 !! Fue fuerte balanceado (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Northern Chile, 10 Oct 2017 06h32

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (130 quakes):
  • 06 Apr 2018 12:53 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    56.8 km (35.3 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 05 Apr 2018 21:47 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    83.9 km (52.1 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 22 Mar 2018 12:24 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    83.4 km (51.8 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 19 Mar 2018 15:31 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 18 Mar 2018 05:49 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    125.6 km (78 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Mar 2018 19:26 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    96.5 km (60 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Mar 2018 07:26 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    86.4 km (53.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 01 Mar 2018 10:00 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    107.6 km (66.9 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Feb 2018 10:04 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    107.4 km (66.7 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Feb 2018 16:58 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    107.5 km (66.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Feb 2018 01:07 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    109 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 12 Feb 2018 10:13 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    97.5 km (60.6 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Feb 2018 07:11 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    126.6 km (78.7 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 07 Feb 2018 22:11 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    120.7 km (75 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Feb 2018 08:46 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    33.4 km (20.8 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Feb 2018 18:50 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    127.9 km (79.5 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Northern Chile on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

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