Mag. 2.9 earthquake - TARAPACA, CHILE, on Wednesday, 9 September 2015 at 23:31 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 104 km depth
10 Sep 00:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 39 minutes.
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.59°S / 69.59°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Taapaca (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) E of Arica (pop: 186,000)
95 km (59 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100)
96 km (60 mi) SE of Calana (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 875)
99 km (61 mi) SE of Calientes (Peru) (pop: 231)
99 km (61 mi) SSE of Palca (Peru) (pop: 189)
163 km (101 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Peru) (pop: 9,490)
190 km (118 mi) NNE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
1657 km (1030 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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