Mag. 2.7 earthquake - TARAPACA, CHILE, on Friday, 29 May 2015 at 13:49 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 101 km depth
29 May 14:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 101.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.87°S / 69.46°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Arintica (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SE of Cobija (Provincia de Arica)
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Jaroma (Provincia de Arica)
22 km (13 mi) E of Palca (Provincia de Arica)
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Paga (Provincia del Tamarugal)
99 km (61 mi) ESE of Arica (pop: 186,000)
127 km (79 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100)
166 km (103 mi) NNE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
1627 km (1011 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||101 km||TARAPACA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||101 km||50 km al N de Camiña||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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