Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 128 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 08:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 108 km depth
20 May 08:16 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 107.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.195°S / 69.353°W↗ (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.195°N / 110.647°E↗
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (79 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||108 km||15 km al NE de Camiña||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.