Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 30 Km Al S De San Pedro De Atacama on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 at 10:55 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 145 km depth
23 Aug 11:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 144.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.184°S / 68.256°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Licancabur (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) S of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
106 km (66 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
1166 km (725 mi) NNE of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||145 km||30 km al S de San Pedro de Atacama||GUG (U. Chile)|
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