Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 42 km al S de Mina Collahuasi (Chile) on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 at 22:45 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 113 km depth
8 Jan 23:06 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 112.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.2°S / 68.687°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (88 mi) N of Calama (pop: 143,100)
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
188 km (117 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
197 km (122 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
1377 km (856 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||113 km||42 km al S de Mina Collahuasi (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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