Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 91 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 13:06 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 91 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 13:06 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 113 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: IGP after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jan 20, 2018 13:06:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.07°S / 69.7°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.07°N / 110.3°E
Nearest volcano: Arintica (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SSE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SSE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) SE of Ciudad Satelite (Arequipa, Peru) (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) SSE of Arequipa (Peru) (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.2113 kmPeruIGP

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Ese sector es CHILENO (94.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (71 quakes)

  • 18 Jul 2018 00:26 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    101.6 km (63.1 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Jul 2018 22:33 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    134 km (83.3 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Jul 2018 17:31 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    127 km (78.9 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (46 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jul 2018 00:23 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    101.3 km (62.9 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jun 2018 08:28 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    104.2 km (64.7 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jun 2018 04:35 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    71 km (44.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Jun 2018 19:26 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    126.8 km (78.8 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Jun 2018 06:45 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    122.4 km (76.1 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 26 Jun 2018 03:51 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    134 km (83.3 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Jun 2018 05:33 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    121.5 km (75.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Jun 2018 22:06 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    103.9 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 06 Jun 2018 13:18 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    114.7 km (71.3 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Jun 2018 23:07 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    84.3 km (52.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 01 Jun 2018 10:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    120.6 km (74.9 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 May 2018 23:14 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    51.4 km (31.9 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 May 2018 03:03 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    85 km (52.8 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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