Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE on Thursday, 31 December 2015
31 Dec 21:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.87°S / 70.25°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Llullaillaco (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) NE of Taltal (pop: 10,000)
136 km (85 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
168 km (104 mi) N of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100)
956 km (594 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 31 Dec 21:01 UTC||M 3.5 / 46 km||ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE||EMSC|
|Thu, 31 Dec 21:01 UTC||M 3.5 / 45.8 km||65 Km Al NE De Taltal||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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