Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 167 km east of Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 18:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 110 km depth
27 Oct 19:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 18:53:27 UTC
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.945°S / 68.785°W (Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: La Negrillar (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (80 mi) SSW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) S of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NNE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (213 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) NW of Cafayate (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) SW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||110 km||45 km al NE de Mina La Escondida.||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.1||110 km||ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE||EMSC|
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