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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Sunday, 20 January 2019
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.83°S / 71.87°W
Nearest volcano: Copiapo
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011
joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Sunday, 20 January 2019 09:23 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 20 Jan 2019|
|Sun, 20 Jan 09:23 UTC||M 4.5 / 18.3 km||- 67km W of Coquimbo, Chile||USGS|
|Sun, 20 Jan 09:23 UTC||M 4.7 / 38.9 km||48 km al NO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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