Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 97 km south of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 19:28 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 seconds.
Depth: 24.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.322°S / 70.067°W↗ (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.322°N / 109.933°E↗
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) N of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
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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|2.8||24 km||21 km al SE de Cuya||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.