Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 80 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 7 August 2018 at 17:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 123 km depth
7 Aug 18:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.39°S / 69.52°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) E of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SSE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NNE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) NNE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) SSE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
683 km (425 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||123 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.2||118 km||80 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.1||116 km||- 89km E of Copiapo, Chile||USGS|
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