Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - El Loa, 38 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 06:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - El Loa, 38 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 06:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 93 km depth

1 Nov 06:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 1, 2018 06:31:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.3°S / 68.59°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 22.3°N / 111.41°E
Nearest volcano: Paniri (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) WSW of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) SW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.293 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
4.895 km ANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
5.0103 km27 km al NE de CalamaGUG (U. Chile)
4.8102 km- 28km ENE of Calama, ChileUSGS

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Oficina Salitrera Pedro de Valdivia, Provincia de Tocopilla, Antofagasta (133.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Me desperto (reported through our app)  
Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta (40.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Antofagasta (Chile, 235 km SW of epicenter) : Sismo moderado a fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
San Pedro de Atacama (Chile, 83 km SE of epicenter) : Un poco fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
Calama (Chile, 36 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
Calama (Chile, 36 km SW of epicenter) : Me despertó. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (19 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 29, 2018 06:09
3 years ago
2.6

116 km
41 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 27, 2018 17:14
3 years ago
3.1

122 km
56 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 22, 2018 19:16
3 years ago
2.8

106 km
38 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 15, 2018 01:10
3 years ago
2.6

106 km
18 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 11, 2018 03:39
3 years ago
3.5

124 km
El Loa, 44 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 10, 2018 06:31
3 years ago
3.9

110 km
41 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Dec 6, 2018 05:42
3 years ago
3.1

115 km
El Loa, 37 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 30, 2018 17:13
3 years ago
2.7

115 km
44 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 25, 2018 20:31
3 years ago
4.1

126 km
El Loa, 40 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 23, 2018 05:31
3 years ago
3.9

118 km
El Loa, 47 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 22, 2018 18:31
3 years ago
2.5

105 km
36 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 22, 2018 03:16
3 years ago
2.7

109 km
43 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 21, 2018 02:44
3 years ago
3.1

131 km
41 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 20, 2018 15:17
3 years ago
2.7

115 km
32 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 19, 2018 14:02
3 years ago
2.7

100 km
42 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 18, 2018 09:57
3 years ago
2.8

127 km
47 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 15, 2018 08:58
3 years ago
2.8

127 km
48 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 11, 2018 14:21
3 years ago
3.0

122 km
El Loa, 34 km E of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore
Nov 3, 2018 18:25
3 years ago
2.6

115 km
59 km NE of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, ChileMore

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