Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 104 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 16 November 2018 at 19:01 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 125 km depth
16 Nov 19:36 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 34 minutes.
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.693°S / 69.344°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) ESE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) W of Fiambala (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) SW of Antofagasta de la Sierra (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
653 km (406 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||125 km||94 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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