Mag. 3.4 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 9 December 2019 at 11:13 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 126 km depth
9 Dec 11:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 126.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.33°S / 68.72°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100)
175 km (109 mi) ENE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500)
184 km (114 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000)
194 km (120 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500)
218 km (136 mi) WSW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000)
310 km (193 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
358 km (222 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000)
1362 km (846 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||126 km||Antofagasta, Chile||EMSC|
|M 3.4||126 km||50 km al O de Ollagüe (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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