Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Copiapó Province, 88 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 at 21:25 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 120 km depth
17 Oct 21:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.527°S / 69.457°W (Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) E of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
669 km (416 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||120 km||80 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.0||120 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.1||110 km||- 100km ESE of Copiapo, Chile||USGS|
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