Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 94 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Friday, 19 February 2016 at 14:27 (GMT)

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 94 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Friday, 19 February 2016 at 14:27 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 98 km depth

19 Feb 14:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 97.6 to 97.8 km.
Date & time: 19 Feb 2016 14:27:46 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 97.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.822°S / 69.355°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) WSW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) SSE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) SE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Peru) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.098 km57 km al S de CamiñaGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.098 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC

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