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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 10 September 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 10 September 2018
10 Sep 08:28 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Sep 10 08:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.3.
Sep 10 08:37: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km.
Sep 10 08:37: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 10 September 2018 08:24 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.78°S / 71.66°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
131 km (82 mi) NW of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
134 km (83 mi) NW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
167 km (104 mi) NW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
529 km (329 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 10 Sep 08:24 UTCM 5.0 / 12 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Mon, 10 Sep 08:24 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmOFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILEEMSC
Mon, 10 Sep 08:24 UTCM 5.0 / 31.6 km49 Km Al SO De HuascoGUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 10 Sep 08:24 UTCM 5.0 / 26.8 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGeoAu
2018-09-10 03:24:11 -05:00 (10 Sep 08:24:11 UTC)M 5.1 / 10 km- 104km WSW of Vallenar, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 10 Sep 2018 08:24

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 21 Oct 2018 00:04 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    39.8 km (24.7 mi) depth
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Sep 2018 09:50 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    24.1 km (15 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 22 Sep 2018 10:56 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    32.1 km (19.9 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 10 September 2018

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