Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 119 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 00:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 106 km depth
27 Oct 00:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 00:15:11 UTC
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.71°S / 69.14°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) WSW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) W of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) SW of Huanuni (Pantaleón Dalence, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||106 km||TARAPACA, CHILE||EMSC|
|3.1||106 km||31 km al SE de Pica||GUG (U. Chile)|
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