Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 100 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 02:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 70 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 seconds.
Depth: 69.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.283°S / 69.889°W↗ (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.283°N / 110.111°E↗
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||70 km||33 km al SE de Cuya||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.