Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Chile on Saturday, 23 May 2015 at 12:54 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Chile on Saturday, 23 May 2015 at 12:54 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 108 km depth

23 May 13:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
May 23 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6.
Date & time: 23 May 2015 12:54:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 108.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.35°S / 69.1°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Guallatiri (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) SE of Silpasilvani (Provincia de Parinacota)
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Challapujo (Provincia de Parinacota)
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Catanave (Provincia de Parinacota)
127 km (79 mi) E of Arica (pop: 186,000)
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100)
235 km (146 mi) NNE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
329 km (205 mi) WSW of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
1687 km (1048 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.6108 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
M 5.0123 km TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
M 4.7123 km43 km al SE de PutreGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.1124 km38km SE of Putre, ChileUSGS

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