Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 120 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Thursday, May 17, 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.
|Date & time||May 17, 2018 11:25:08 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||19.428°S / 69.358°W (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)|
|Antipode||19.428°N / 110.642°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Nearest volcano||Puchuldiza (41 km / 25 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||120 km (75 mi) NE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.9||96 km||15 km al SE de Camiña||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.