Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Thursday, 1 November 2018 at 22:53 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Thursday, 1 November 2018 at 22:53 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Nov 23:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Nov 2018 10:53:04 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.09°S / 71.2°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) WNW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
140 km (87 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100)
171 km (106 mi) NNW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
200 km (124 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000)
313 km (195 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
319 km (198 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
710 km (441 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
728 km (452 mi) N of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
M 5.010 km5.0 OFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILEEMSC
M 4.742 km37 km al SO de CalderaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.520 km- 92km WNW of Copiapo, ChileUSGS
M 4.915 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Near Coast of Northern Chile 1 November 22:53 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 27 Dec 2018 23:13 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    47.1 km (29.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 18 Nov 2018 17:18 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Nov 2018 19:47 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    37.5 km (23.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Thursday, 1 November 2018 at 22:53 (GMT)
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