Mag. 4.2 earthquake - El Loa, 190 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, 7 December 2019 at 10:36 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - El Loa, 190 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, 7 December 2019 at 10:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 166 km depth

Date & time: 7 Dec 2019 10:36:49 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 165.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.83936°S / 67.825°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Miniques (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) SSE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (292 mi) SSE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1104 km (686 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.2166 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - El Loa, 190 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, 7 December 2019 at 10:36 (GMT)
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