Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Chile-Argentina Border Region on Friday, 11 August 2017 at 11:30 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 145 km depth
11 Aug 11:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.11°S / 67.63°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Colachi (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) NE of Soncor (Provincia de El Loa)
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Lever (Provincia de El Loa)
63 km (39 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Atacama (Provincia de El Loa) (pop: 2,000)
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Calama (Provincia de El Loa) (pop: 143,100)
287 km (178 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
289 km (179 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
293 km (182 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700)
1188 km (738 mi) NNE of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||145 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||GFZ|
|M 4.1||140 km||34 km al E de San Pedro de Atacama||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.3||140 km||- 57km ESE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile||USGS|
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