Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 44 km south of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 10 March 2019 at 13:08 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 44 km south of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 10 March 2019 at 13:08 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 47 km depth

10 Mar 13:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Mar 10 13:23: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 45.0 to 35.0 km.
Mar 10 13:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 47.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Mar 2019 13:08:02 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.78°S / 70.62°W (Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Bayo (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) N of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) N of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (246 mi) NW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (253 mi) SSW of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
854 km (531 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.647 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
M 4.645 km41 km al S de Taltal (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.835 km42km SSW of Taltal, ChileUSGS
M 4.735 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileUSP

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Taltal (Chile, 44 km N of epicenter) : Sentí un fuerte sismo en Taltal y con mucho ruido. (reported through EMSC)
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