Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Copiapó Province, 82 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Saturday, 6 October 2018 at 07:44 (GMT)

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - Copiapó Province, 82 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Saturday, 6 October 2018 at 07:44 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 121 km depth

6 Oct 08:12 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Oct 2018 07:44:04 UTC
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 121.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.303°S / 69.505°W (Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) E of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SSE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NNE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) NW of La Rioja (Argentina) (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) NNE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
693 km (431 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.7121 km78 km al E de Tierra AmarillaGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Copiapó Province, 82 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Saturday, 6 October 2018 at 07:44 (GMT)
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