Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 47 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 14:39 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 47 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 14:39 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 99 km depth

21 Jul 14:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jul 21 14:45: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.0 to 99.0 km.
Date & time: Jul 21, 2018 14:39:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 99.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.32°S / 68.49°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 22.32°N / 111.51°E
Nearest volcano: Paniri (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) WSW of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.499 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
5.298 km ANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
5.2103 km- 43km ENE of Calama, ChileUSGS
5.1117 km36 km al NE de CalamaGUG (U. Chile)
5.290 kmNorthern ChileGeoAu

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Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén (1170.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Calama (45.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ruido subterraneo seguido de sacudidas en sentido este- oeste y finalmente sacudidas pequeñas . (reported through our app)  
Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta (45.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (16 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 29, 2018 14:16
3 years ago
2.8

112 km
25 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 27, 2018 19:16
3 years ago
3.0

109 km
48 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 21, 2018 09:32
3 years ago
3.6

103 km
El Loa, 38 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 20, 2018 19:26
3 years ago
2.6

112 km
41 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 18, 2018 16:17
3 years ago
2.7

123 km
42 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 16, 2018 14:26
3 years ago
2.8

109 km
58 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 11, 2018 16:38
3 years ago
2.8

112 km
60 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 7, 2018 15:10
3 years ago
2.7

98 km
36 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 6, 2018 23:19
3 years ago
2.7

113 km
40 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 5, 2018 02:04
3 years ago
2.6

120 km
35 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Aug 3, 2018 12:05
3 years ago
2.9

106 km
51 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 31, 2018 18:52
3 years ago
2.8

113 km
El Loa, 32 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 31, 2018 14:24
3 years ago
2.6

114 km
46 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 30, 2018 20:37
3 years ago
2.7

110 km
30 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 24, 2018 03:29
3 years ago
3.4

122 km
El Loa, 41 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Jul 23, 2018 04:38
3 years ago
3.5

116 km
39 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore

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