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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Sunday, 6 October 2019

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Sunday, 6 October 2019
6 Oct 10:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Oct 6 10:47: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 146.0 to 130.0 km.
Oct 6 10:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 130.0 to 101.0 km.
Oct 6 10:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Date & time: Sunday, 6 October 2019 10:40 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 101.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.98°S / 68.42°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Paniri (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
106 km (66 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
107 km (66 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
159 km (99 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
184 km (114 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1295 km (805 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [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
Sun, 6 Oct 10:40 UTCM 5.6 / 101 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
Sun, 6 Oct 10:40 UTCM 5.8 / 118 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
Sun, 6 Oct 10:40 UTCM 5.7 / 89 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGeoAu
2019-10-06 06:40:55 -04:00 (6 Oct 10:40:55 UTC)M 5.9 / 112.4 km73km NNE of Calama, ChileUSGS
Sun, 6 Oct 10:40 UTCM 5.5 / 124.9 km69 km al NE de Calama (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 6 Oct 10:40 UTCM 5.3 / 107 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionBMKG
Sun, 6 Oct 10:40 UTCM 5.7 / 112 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

User reports for this quake (5)

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605.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
iquique chile (260.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 30 seconds of shaking
161.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Arica (Chile, 431 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió movimiento por un buen rato (reported through EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile, 287 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió como un minuto (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region, 6 Oct 2019 10:40

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (56 quakes):
  • 04 Dec 2019 18:14 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    114.4 km (71.1 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Dec 2019 11:15 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    126 km (78.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Dec 2019 22:39 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    125.3 km (77.9 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Dec 2019 13:42 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    102.5 km (63.7 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Dec 2019 13:17 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    107 km (66.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Dec 2019 11:57 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    128.5 km (79.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Dec 2019 04:16 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    124.8 km (77.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Nov 2019 04:54 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    120.8 km (75.1 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Nov 2019 04:07 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    130.9 km (81.3 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Nov 2019 20:24 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    112.6 km (70 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Nov 2019 09:06 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    133.5 km (83 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 26 Nov 2019 21:44 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    119.5 km (74.3 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Nov 2019 23:17 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    140.3 km (87.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Nov 2019 12:45 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    118 km (73.3 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 19 Nov 2019 13:02 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    130 km (80.8 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 19 Nov 2019 04:58 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    108.3 km (67.3 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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