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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the coast of Aisen, Chile, on Monday, 2 Nov 9.40 pm (GMT -5)

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 478 km southwest of Castro, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, on Monday, Nov 2, 2020 at 9:40 pm (GMT -5)

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 478 km southwest of Castro, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, on Monday, Nov 2, 2020 at 9:40 pm (GMT -5) Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 478 km southwest of Castro, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, on Monday, Nov 2, 2020 at 9:40 pm (GMT -5)

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Nov 02:49 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
3 Nov 03:02: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 3, 2020 02:40:56 UTC
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 2, 2020 at 9:40 pm (GMT -5)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude44.178°S / 79.192°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode44.178°N / 100.808°E
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceGUG (U. Chile)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 11°C (52 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
6.010 km- Off the coast of Aisen, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
6.110.2 kmChile (Peruvian Point of View) [Sea]INGV
6.010 kmOff the Coast of Aisen, ChileUSGS
6.010 kmOff Coast of Southern ChileGFZ
6.110 kmOff Coast of Southern ChileGeoAu


Seismic station: Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile (LCO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1847 km / 1147 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

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SAN ANTONIO (8423.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating : It happened round midnight on November 3 2020. I thought I was going crazy but I'm curious of wat it was until I was jus reading bout it nd I think thats wat it was  
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos aires (2059.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / very short : F all (reported through our app)  


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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Jan 14, 2021 15:45
1 year 47 weeks ago

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1393 km SW of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, ChileMore
Nov 3, 2020 19:47
2 years ago

10 km
1437 km SW of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, ChileMore

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