Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 110 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Sunday, 11 November 2018 at 20:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 119 km depth
11 Nov 21:02 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 118.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.669°S / 69.273°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) W of Fiambala (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) SW of Antofagasta de la Sierra (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
657 km (408 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||119 km||100 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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