Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Arica, 122 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 01:07 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Arica, 122 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 01:07 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 109 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Feb 21, 2018 01:07:09 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.93°S / 69.24°W (Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Antipode: 18.93°N / 110.76°E
Nearest volcano: Arintica (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) ESE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Tarata (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSE of Quilahuani (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) SW of Patacamaya (Aroma, La Paz, Bolivia) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.9109 kmNorthern ChileGFZ

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Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Arica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Putre calle baquedano / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tacna (Peru, 152 km NW of epicenter) : Corto y brusco (reported through EMSC)  
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