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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Northern Chile on Sunday, 21 January 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Northern Chile on Sunday, 21 January 2018

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Northern Chile on Sunday, 21 January 2018
Date & time: Sunday, 21 January 2018 01:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.91°S / 69.39°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Arintica (41 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
lenasia south, south africa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): it was a few sconds of shaking like a tremor, but no reports was submitted.
chile / MMI IX (Violent shaking): it was boss
(354.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Me asusté un poco, mi esposa se asustó horrible (via app)
Jorge Menéndez (134.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Buenos Aires (2053.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Cayma, Arequipa (365.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting at the table, I felt a small shake and stood up, mentioning it to my wife. Nothing for about 5 seconds, and then it began to shake for another 5 seconds. Fairly light, but we both felt it quite clearly.
Calama (397.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Roberto Rivera (299.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Arequipa (360 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ilo (249.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Ondas aprox 30 segundos a mas (via app)
Arica (106.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Iquique / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Strong shake and intense fellings
la punta de bombon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(354.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Me asusté un poco, mi esposa se asustó horrible (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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