Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 149 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 08:47 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 149 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 08:47 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 114 km depth

8 Jan 08:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jan 8 08:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 130.0 to 108.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.0 to 114.0 km.
Date & time: Jan 8, 2020 08:47:45 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 114.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.49°S / 68.75°W (Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia)
Antipode: 20.49°N / 111.25°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
149 km (93 mi) ESE of Iquique (Tarapacá, Chile) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WNW of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) W of Colchani (Potosí) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Chile) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) SSW of Oruro (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) WSW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) WSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) SW of Cochabamba (pop: 900,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.2114 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
5.2108 kmTarapaca, ChileEMSC
5.1115 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGeoAu
5.2116 km42 km al E de Pica (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.2109 km145km E of Iquique, ChileUSGS
5.630 kmNorthern ChileUSP

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Iquiqie / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My brother liver 12 years in San Francisco and was next to me. His mind: about 2 max 2.5  
Tiranë (Albania, 11369 km NE of epicenter) : Gh (reported through EMSC)  
Tiranë (Albania, 11369 km NE of epicenter) : Omg (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 147 km W of epicenter) : Movimiento raro pero intenso (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 147 km W of epicenter) : Se sacudió todo muy fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (11 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Mar 6, 2020 04:06
1 year 39 weeks ago
3.1

97 km
Provincia del Tamarugal, 129 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Mar 5, 2020 18:50
1 year 39 weeks ago
3.2

108 km
Tamarugal, 133 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Feb 26, 2020 14:19
1 year 40 weeks ago
2.9

106 km
Tamarugal, 139 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Feb 26, 2020 02:08
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.6

104 km
Tamarugal, 135 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Feb 25, 2020 05:48
1 year 41 weeks ago
3.3

97 km
Provincia del Tamarugal, 136 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Feb 13, 2020 00:50
1 year 42 weeks ago
2.8

109 km
Provincia del Tamarugal, 129 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Feb 11, 2020 23:31
1 year 43 weeks ago
2.5

110 km
Departamento de Potosi, 408 km SW of Sucre, Chuquisaca, BoliviaMore
Feb 10, 2020 14:36
1 year 43 weeks ago
2.6

106 km
Provincia del Tamarugal, 143 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Jan 31, 2020 18:24
1 year 44 weeks ago
3.1

114 km
Departamento de Potosi, 407 km SW of Sucre, Chuquisaca, BoliviaMore
Jan 28, 2020 23:36
1 year 45 weeks ago
4.4

121 km
Tamarugal, 145 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Jan 15, 2020 21:57
1 year 46 weeks ago
2.6

116 km
Provincia del Tamarugal, 128 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore

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