Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Northern Chile on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - El Loa, 54 km south of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 at 07:35 (GMT)

- Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - El Loa, 54 km south of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 at 07:35 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 88 km depth

3 Jun 07:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jun 3 07:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 148.0 to 145.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.0 to 114.0 km.
Jun 3 07:45: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.7.
Jun 3 07:48: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 114.0 to 88.0 km.
Date & time: 3 Jun 2020 07:35:33 UTC -
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.38°S / 68.35°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tumisa (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) SSW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SSE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) NNE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SSE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) WSW of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.888 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
6.7130 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
6.897 km48 km SSW of San Pedro de Atacama, ChileUSGS
6.887 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
6.888 kmNorthern ChileGeoAu
6.720 kmNorthern Chile [Land: Chile]INGV
6.9123 km50 km al SO de San Pedro de Atacama (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
6.889 kmNorthern ChileBMKG
6.7104 kmNorthern ChileUSP

User reports for this quake (84)

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Campinas, São Paulo (2176.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Antofagasta (214.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta (55.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapó, Atacama (487 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antofagasta (210.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Temblor fuerte y largo, con movimientos circular (reported through our app)  
Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta (312 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cayma Arequipa (848.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Antofagasta (212.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong and previous noise followed by the shake (reported through our app)  
Antofagasta (208.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Calama (119.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Previous sound . Long. Stronng shaking (reported through our app)  
Hurtado de mendoza 3716 (119.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fue un golpe que duró cerca de 35 segu dos pero fue muy certero y tosco  
Antofagasta (208.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Antofagasta (212.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Temblor bastante largo.. en pisos superiores con movimientos muy cortos y sonidos de vidrios  
Antofagasta (208.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta (119.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Russia, Sankt Petersburg City.))),!!! / not felt : Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, находился вне дома, был занят, не почувствовал и не ощущал. Пожалуйста, оставайтесь в без опасности, берегите Себя, Своих родных и близких людей. Да, геологиярулит и всёрулит.))),!!!  
calama, antofagasta / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very very shaking. at the begining everyone started yelling earthquake ( and thas is not a typical situation )  
Pozo almonte / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se sintio un sonido subterráneo super fuerte antes de temblar duro como unos 10 segundos el sonido y luego inicio el temblor el cual fue sostenido como unos 30 a 40 segundos  
Rio Claro Sp / not felt : Não senti....  
Calama / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : al inicio se escuchó algo muy parecido a una explosión, luego mucho ruido seguido por movimiento.  
San pedro / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Ottawa Ontario Canada / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was probably sleeping but I felt it on my dick.  
Crateús, Ceará / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
CALAMA / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Antofagasta / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
María Elena / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Calama, Antofagasta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calama / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antofagasta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antofagasta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
antofagasta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antofagasta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calama / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Calama / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antofagasta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Pedro de Atacama / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Pedro de Atacama / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San pedro de Atacama / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
antofagasta / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Antofagasta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San pedro / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Pedro de Atacama (Chile, 48 km N of epicenter) : Muy fuerte en Toconao, región de Antofagasta, Chile. (reported through EMSC)  
(Argentina, 692 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió despacio che. (reported through EMSC)  
Vallenar (Chile, 630 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió leve en Vallenar. (reported through EMSC)  
Mallcu (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 464 km N of epicenter) : Dos golpes en Villamar Mallcu. (reported through EMSC)  
Uyuni (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 400 km N of epicenter) : Leve en Uyuni. (reported through EMSC)  
Uyuni (Thola Pampa, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 354 km NE of epicenter) : Este se ha sentido fuerte en Bolivia. (reported through EMSC)  
(Argentina, 341 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió re fuerte en la Salta capital, República Argentina. (reported through EMSC)  
San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina, 327 km E of epicenter) : Fue refuerte che. (reported through EMSC)  
San Pablo de Lípez (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 132 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Muy fuerte, largo y mucho ruido (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : No fue fuerte.... fue laaaaargo.... (reported through EMSC)  
Calama (Chile, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Really strong shaking, damaged walls (reported through EMSC)  
Mendoza (Argentina, 1062 km S of epicenter) : Comme un gros coup de vent. Les portes et fenêtres ont claquées (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 487 km SW of epicenter) : Sismo de larga duración y con movimiento ondulatorio de mediana intensidad (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Con ruido y largo (reported through EMSC)  
Mejillones (Chile, 215 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte en orilla de costa (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Mucho ruido subterraneo (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Muy fuerte ,muy. (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 620 km NW of epicenter) : Gradually stronger 4 or more shocks. One after another. (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 573 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió en Arica (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Lebe pero lo senti (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Iquique temblor. (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Mucho ruido (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Se movió en iquique (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento leve y muy prolongado (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Iquique. (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 388 km NW of epicenter) : Leve vibración ventanas y ruido subterráneo (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 388 km NW of epicenter) : Aquí en Iquique, también se sintió fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 360 km NW of epicenter) : No Earthquake (reported through EMSC)  
Pica (Chile, 329 km NW of epicenter) : si estaba durmiendo, aca en Victoria. Me desperto el movimiento (reported through EMSC)  
Antafagasta (Chile, 212 km W of epicenter) : It was a long movement (seem to me 2 minutes aprox.), by the end the type of vibration change to an "ondulante" movement. It woke us up in the middle of the night. (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Ruidoso y largo. (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Fuere y largo (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Muy largo (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Largo y fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : mucha vibracion (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : Muy fuerte! (reported through EMSC)  
Antofagasta (Chile, 211 km W of epicenter) : mucho ruido y en seguido mucho movimiento el segundo golpe un poco mas fuerte y la sensacion de q era justo debajo de antofagasta (reported through EMSC)  
Calama (Chile, 112 km NW of epicenter) : fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)  
Calama (Chile, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Fue muy fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)  
Calama (Chile, 112 km NW of epicenter) : De mucha duración (reported through EMSC)  
Calama (Chile, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
San Pedro de Atacama (Chile, 48 km N of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte, y por largo tiempo. Poco ruido, primero vertical y luego horizontal (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (645 quakes):
  • 30 Nov 2020 06:52 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    237 km (147.3 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Nov 2020 04:22 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    207.3 km (128.8 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Nov 2020 04:22 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    164 km (101.9 mi) depth
    |
    143 km (89 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 29 Nov 2020 07:19 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    115.1 km (71.5 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Nov 2020 06:07 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    247.1 km (153.5 mi) depth
    |
    132 km (82 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Nov 2020 05:03 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    101.8 km (63.3 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Nov 2020 18:43 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    225 km (139.8 mi) depth
    |
    124 km (77 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Nov 2020 14:05 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    124 km (77.1 mi) depth
    |
    124 km (77 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Nov 2020 13:11 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    105.2 km (65.4 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Nov 2020 04:05 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    210 km (130.5 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (80 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 27 Nov 2020 13:25 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    224.1 km (139.2 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (71 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Nov 2020 17:18 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    196 km (121.8 mi) depth
    |
    132 km (82 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 25 Nov 2020 14:57 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    204 km (126.8 mi) depth
    |
    138 km (86 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 24 Nov 2020 21:00 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    132.6 km (82.4 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 24 Nov 2020 07:24 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    178 km (110.6 mi) depth
    |
    143 km (89 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 24 Nov 2020 03:51 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    105.5 km (65.6 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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