Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Tarapaca, 131 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 05:22 GMT
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 97 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 seconds.
Depth: 96.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.26°S / 69.374°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.26°N / 110.626°E
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (81 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.5||97 km||8 km al NE de Camiña||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.