Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 51 Km Al NE De Calama (Chile) on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 19:50 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 131 km depth
18 Sep 20:04 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 131.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.101°S / 68.631°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
100 km (62 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
161 km (100 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1278 km (794 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||131 km||51 km al NE de Calama (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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