Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 95 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 5 October 2018 at 05:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 113 km depth
5 Oct 05:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.12°S / 69.41°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) NW of La Rioja (Argentina) (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) NNE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
715 km (444 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||113 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||113 km||93 km al NE de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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