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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wednesday, 24 April 2019
24 Apr 19:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Apr 24 19:03: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 175.0 to 136.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 24 April 2019 18:57 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.6°S / 68.45°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
107 km (67 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
141 km (87 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
148 km (92 mi) N of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
189 km (117 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1336 km (830 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 24 Apr 18:57 UTCM 5.3 / 136 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
Wed, 24 Apr 18:57 UTCM 5.4 / 142 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
Wed, 24 Apr 18:57 UTCM 5.5 / 134.4 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP
Wed, 24 Apr 18:57 UTCM 5.4 / 149.9 kmAntofagasta, ChileUSGS
Wed, 24 Apr 18:57 UTCM 5.2 / 136.6 km40 km al SO de Ollagüe (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 24 Apr 18:57 UTCM 5.2 / 101.3 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGeoAu
Wed, 24 Apr 18:57 UTCM 5.1 / 140 kmSouthern BoliviaBMKG

User reports for this quake (5)

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Providencia , Santiago Chile / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
108.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
1251 km S of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
527.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Antofagasta (Chile, 309 km SW of epicenter) : Muy leve movimiento Casa segundo piso sentada (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region, 24 Apr 2019 18:57

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (29 quakes):
  • 23 Jun 2019 12:07 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 22 Jun 2019 19:24 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    147.3 km (91.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Jun 2019 03:13 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    139 km (86.4 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Jun 2019 01:34 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    132.7 km (82.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 19 Jun 2019 09:45 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    143 km (88.9 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USP | Details
  • 18 Jun 2019 21:01 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    132.1 km (82.1 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 15 Jun 2019 15:51 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    115.3 km (71.6 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 15 Jun 2019 14:16 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    126 km (78.3 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Jun 2019 14:18 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    134.7 km (83.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Jun 2019 00:33 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    130.2 km (80.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Jun 2019 12:33 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    126.2 km (78.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 06 Jun 2019 02:35 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    131.4 km (81.6 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 05 Jun 2019 08:26 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    123.1 km (76.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 05 Jun 2019 03:12 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    121.6 km (75.6 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Jun 2019 20:36 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    129.4 km (80.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 31 May 2019 23:11 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    121.9 km (75.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wednesday, 24 April 2019

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