Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 15 Km Al SE De Camiña on Thursday, 17 May 2018 at 11:25 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 96 km depth
17 May 18:02 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 7 hours.
Depth: 96.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.428°S / 69.358°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) S of Paga (Provincia del Tamarugal)
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Oficina Dolores (Provincia del Tamarugal)
73 km (45 mi) NNW of La Cruz de Pica (Provincia del Tamarugal)
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Huaca (Provincia del Tamarugal)
120 km (75 mi) NE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
145 km (90 mi) SE of Arica (pop: 186,000)
183 km (114 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100)
1566 km (973 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.9||96 km||15 km al SE de Camiña||GUG (U. Chile)|
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