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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Off Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 28 December 2017
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.19°S / 75.21°W
Nearest volcano: Llaima
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011
joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Thursday, 28 December 2017 12:43 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 28 Dec 2017|
|Thu, 28 Dec 12:43 UTC||M 4.7 / 10 km||OFF COAST OF ARAUCANIA, CHILE||EMSC|
|Thu, 28 Dec 12:43 UTC||M 4.5 / 26 km||142 km al O de Tirúa||GUG (U. Chile)|
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