Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 135 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, December 24, 2018 at 02:19 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 135 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, December 24, 2018 at 02:19 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 123 km depth

24 Dec 02:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Date & time: Dec 24, 2018 02:19:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.4°S / 68.28°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 21.4°N / 111.72°E
Nearest volcano: Ollague (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km (84 mi) NNE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) N of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) W of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) WNW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) SW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.1123 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
5.1117 km ANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
5.1127 km30 km al SO de OllagüeGUG (U. Chile)
5.3113 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGeoAu
5.1117 km- 136km NNE of Calama, ChileUSGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes)

  • 09 Feb 2019 11:11 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    136 km (84.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USP | Details
  • 05 Feb 2019 11:24 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    129 km (80.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Jan 2019 18:50 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    147.6 km (91.7 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 23 Jan 2019 13:32 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    132.1 km (82.1 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Jan 2019 04:02 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    141.9 km (88.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Jan 2019 19:47 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    119.2 km (74.1 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Jan 2019 13:18 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    141.4 km (87.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Dec 2018 04:34 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    134.8 km (83.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 24 Dec 2018 06:06 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    137 km (85.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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