Mag. 3.6 earthquake - El Loa, 235 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 8 May 2016 at 00:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 237 km depth
8 May 00:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 15 minutes.
Depth: 237.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.96°S / 67.305°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (197 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1105 km (687 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||237 km||72 km al SE de Socaire||GUG (U. Chile)|
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