Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 112 km southeast of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 at 18:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 114 km depth
20 Nov 18:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 114.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.83°S / 69.32°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) ESE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ENE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NNW of San José de Jachal (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NW of La Rioja (Argentina) (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) NE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) NNE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
639 km (397 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||114 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||114 km||101 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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