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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Off Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 15 August 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Off Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 15 August 2019
Aug 15 14:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Date & time: Thursday, 15 August 2019 14:23 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.86°S / 72.21°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (414 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 15 Aug 2019
Thu, 15 Aug 14:23 UTCM 5.0 / 20 kmOffshore Coquimbo, ChileEMSC
Thu, 15 Aug 14:23 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmNear Coast of Central ChileUSP
Thu, 15 Aug 14:23 UTCM 4.7 / 31.7 km60 km al NO de Tongoy (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 15 Aug 14:23 UTCM 5.0 / 14.3 km65km W of Coquimbo, ChileUSGS

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