Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 56 km south of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 07:44 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.90632°S / 70.45607°W (Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Bayo (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) S of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NW of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
840 km (522 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||10 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||USP|
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake 56 km south of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile, 30 January 2019 07:44 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 10 Mar 2019 13:08 UTC| M 4.6 |47 km (29.2 mi) depth|22 km (13 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 20 Feb 2019 12:45 UTC| M 2.7 |52.7 km (32.7 mi) depth|30 km (19 mi) distance| GUG (U. Chile) | Details
- 30 Jan 2019 07:44 UTC| M 5.6 |49 km (30.4 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| GFZ | Details