Mag. 2.9 earthquake - TARAPACA, CHILE, on Thursday, 16 July 2015 at 06:49 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 108 km depth
16 Jul 07:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 108.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.32°S / 69.57°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Taapaca (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (46 mi) SE of Palca (Peru) (pop: 189)
78 km (48 mi) SE of Calientes (Peru) (pop: 231)
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Calana (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 875)
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Arica (pop: 186,000)
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100)
141 km (88 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Peru) (pop: 9,490)
191 km (119 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500)
1687 km (1048 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||108 km||TARAPACA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||108 km||14 km al S de Putre||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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