Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 166 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 13:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 114 km depth
Depth: 113.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.51684°S / 68.74723°W↗ (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.517°N / 111.253°E↗
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) ENE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) WSW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) W of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) S of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) W of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.4||114 km||Chile-Bolivia Border Region||USP|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 07 Jan 2019 14:11 UTC| M 3.2 |110.6 km (68.7 mi) depth|29 km (18 mi) distance| GUG (U. Chile) | Details