Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - El Loa, 107 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 18:57 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - El Loa, 107 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 18:57 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 136 km depth

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: Apr 24, 2019 18:57:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.6°S / 68.45°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 21.6°N / 111.55°E
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) NNE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ENE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) W of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) SW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.3136 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
5.4142 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
5.5134 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP
5.4150 kmAntofagasta, ChileUSGS
5.2137 km40 km al SO de Ollagüe (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.2101 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGeoAu
5.1140 kmSouthern BoliviaBMKG

User reports for this quake (5)

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Providencia , Santiago Chile / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta (108.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén (1251 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cochabamba (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)  
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