Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Copiapó Province, 86 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 16 August 2018 at 17:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 114 km depth
16 Aug 17:30 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 113.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.506°S / 69.479°W (Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) E of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SSE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) NNE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NNE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
671 km (417 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||114 km||78 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.5||114 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
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