Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Monday, 30 July 2018
30 Jul 10:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.6°S / 71.91°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (97 mi) NW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
158 km (98 mi) W of Copiapó (pop: 129,300)
663 km (412 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 30 Jul 10:21 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||GFZ|
|Mon, 30 Jul 10:21 UTC||M 4.9 / 5 km||OFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|Mon, 30 Jul 10:21 UTC||M 4.5 / 30.2 km||88 Km Al N De Huasco||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2018-07-30 05:21:37 -05:00 (30 Jul 10:21:37 UTC)||M 4.9 / 10 km||- 132km WSW of Copiapo, Chile||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake: Near Coast of Northern Chile, 30 Jul 2018 10:21
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