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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wednesday, 18 December 2019
18 Dec 17:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 152.0 to 146.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 18 December 2019 17:39 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 146.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.85°S / 68.64°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
119 km (74 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
126 km (79 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
163 km (101 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
170 km (106 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
1306 km (811 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [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
Wed, 18 Dec 17:39 UTCM 4.6 / 146 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
Wed, 18 Dec 17:39 UTCM 4.5 / 141 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
Wed, 18 Dec 17:39 UTCM 4.5 / 125.5 km70 Km Al SO De Ollagüe (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 18 Dec 17:39 UTCM 5.0 / 124.1 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wednesday, 18 December 2019

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